Definitions for ogeeoʊˈdʒi, ˈoʊ dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•geeoʊˈdʒi, ˈoʊ dʒi(n.)

  1. a double curve, resembling anS, formed by the union of a concave and a convex line.

    Category: Architecture

  2. a molding with such a curve for a profile; cyma.

    Category: Architecture

  3. Category: Architecture

    Ref: ogee arch.

Origin of ogee:

1275–1325; ME ogeus, oggez, oggif diagonal rib of a vault < AF, OF ogiveogive

Wiktionary

  1. ogee(Noun)

    A double curve in the shape of an elongated S; an object of that shape

  2. ogee(Noun)

    A pointed arch made from two ogees

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  1. Ogee

    An ogee is a curve, shaped somewhat like an S, consisting of two arcs that curve in opposite senses, so that the ends are tangential. The term has uses in architecture, mathematics, and fluid mechanics, as well as marine construction, clock design and plastic surgery.

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