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ogee

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o=gee

CIDE DICTIONARY

ogeen. [F. ogive, augive, LL. augiva, of uncertain origin; cf.LL. ogis a support, prop. L. augere to increase, strengthen, Sp. auge highest point of power or fortune, apogee, Ar. auj, an astronomical term.].
  •  A molding, the section of which is the form of the letter S, with the convex part above; cyma reversa. See Illust. under Cyma.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, any similar figure used for any purpose.  [1913 Webster]
Ogee arch (Arch.), a pointed arch, each of the sides of which has the curve of an ogee, that is, has a reversed curve near the apex.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ogee, adj. & n. Archit.
--adj. showing in section a double continuous S-shaped curve.
--n. an S-shaped line or moulding.

Idiom
ogee arch an arch with two ogee curves meeting at the apex.
Derivative
ogee'd adj.
Etymology
app. f. OGIVE, as being the usu. moulding in groin-ribs

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