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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An approximately triangular surface area between two adjacent arches and the horizontal plane above them.

Usage examples (32)
  • This isn't quite what Gould means by "spandrel", but it's close.
  • Community is important but is, in many cases, a 'spandrel' of sorts.
  • Each culvert had a small spandrel wall at each end.
  • The spandrel arch centers were each used twice and cost per M.ft. B.M. for for more
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