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Definition of "ogival" [ogival]

  • Having the curved, pointed shape of an ogive. (adjective)
  • Possessing ogives. (adjective)

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Use "ogival" in a sentence
  • "The exuberant phoenix motifs are enclosed within an ogival cartouche, so called because its outlines echo those of a pointed Gothic arch."
  • "I ran the last few steps into the sunlight, which streamed in through two ogival windows."
  • "With three-tiered roofs and no trace of the later onion domes and ogival arches, traditional Malay mosques are well ventilated and perfectly suited to a tropical climate."
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