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anticlastic

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Architecture.

Of a double-curved surface, of which the two curvatures (transverse to each other) lie in opposite directions, convex in length and concave in breadth, or vice versa. This condition can be...

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chord

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Architecture.

1 Straight line joining two points on an arc.

2 Span of an arch.

3 Diameter of an apse or a semicircular arch.

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pane

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Architecture.

A subdivison of a Window. Normally a window using panes contains a number of panes showing related information: for example, the popular Windows Explorer tool uses panes to show directories...

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quadrant

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Mathematics.

In a Cartesian coordinate system in the plane, the axes divide the rest of the plane into four regions called quadrants. By convention, they are usually numbered as follows: the first...

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segment

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Mathematics.

Plane figure contained by a straight line and part of the circumference of a circle. A segmental arch is therefore the shape of a segment, formed by its centre far below the springing-line...

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