## 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...

## chord

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Architecture.

## 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...

## 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...

## 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...