arch-buttress это:

arch-buttress
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Англо-русский строительный словарь. 2013.

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  • arch-buttress — see arch n. III …   Useful english dictionary

  • arch buttress — noun : flying buttress …   Useful english dictionary

  • buttress — n Buttress, pier, abutment are architectural terms for auxiliary structures designed to serve as a prop, shore, or support for a wall (as of a building). A buttress is a structure (as of masonry) projecting from and supporting a wall and often… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Buttress — But tress, n. [OE. butrasse, boterace, fr. F. bouter to push; cf. OF. bouteret (nom. sing. and acc. pl. bouterez) buttress. See {Butt} an end, and cf. {Butteris}.] 1. (Arch.) A projecting mass of masonry, used for resisting the thrust of an arch …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buttress — • A pilaster, pier, or body of masonry projecting beyond the main face of the wall and intended to strengthen the wall at particular points Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Buttress     Buttress …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • buttress — ► NOUN 1) a projecting support built against a wall. 2) a projecting portion of a hill or mountain. ► VERB 1) support with buttresses. 2) support or strengthen. ORIGIN from Old French ars bouterez thrusting arch …   English terms dictionary

  • buttress — buttressless, adj. buttresslike, adj. /bu tris/, n. 1. any external prop or support built to steady a structure by opposing its outward thrusts, esp. a projecting support built into or against the outside of a masonry wall. 2. any prop or support …   Universalium

  • arch — arch1 /ahrch/, n. 1. Archit. a. a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening, consisting of a number of wedgelike stones, bricks, or the like, set with the narrower side toward the opening in such a way that forces on the arch are… …   Universalium

  • ARCH —    The arch was invented around 2500 BC in the Indus Valley of ancient India. It is a curved structure that rests on posts or walls and allows for the spanning of an architectural space. Prior to the use of the arch, the post and lintel structure …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • buttress — I. noun Etymology: Middle English butres, from Anglo French (arche) boteraz thrusting (arch), ultimately from buter to thrust more at butt Date: 14th century 1. a projecting structure of masonry or wood for supporting or giving stability to a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • buttress —    A mass of masonry or brickwork used as a support or brace counteracting the outward (lateral) thrust of an arch or vault. A pier buttress is a solid mass of masonry. A flying buttress is one which reaches over a side aisle to support the heavy …   Glossary of Art Terms


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