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  • nouncurve, curved structure
  • verbcurve

synonyms for arches

  • arc
  • archway
  • bend
  • bow
  • curvature
  • dome
  • semicircle
  • span
  • vault
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Arches more graceful in form, or better fitted to defy the assaults of time, I have never seen.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Tall iron gates between the arches enclose the graves, which are marked with massive sarcophagi of Scotch granite.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The most individual feature of Peterborough is the three great arches on the west, or entrance, front.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The aqueduct is of brick, and is supported on two ranges of arches across the valley between two of the five hills of the city.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
This was entered by two arches, which may still be seen leading out of the ambulatory.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
On the east side of the north arm of the transept a more elaborate arrangement of one of the arches may be seen.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
It is vaulted in stone, and the plain horseshoe arches at the end without any ribs (see illustration), are worthy of notice.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
On the arches of the arcades, texts from the Koran are inlaid in characters of black marble.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
In the arches are to be seen remains of rich paintings in light and dark-blue, intermixed with gilding.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Grout is thin liquid mortar, and is legitimately used in gauged arches and other work when fine joints are desired.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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