intrados

noun

in·​tra·​dos ˈin-trə-ˌdäs How to pronounce intrados (audio)
-ˌdō;
in-ˈtrā-ˌdäs
plural intrados
ˈin-trə-ˌdōz,
-ˌdäs How to pronounce intrados (audio)
or intradoses ˈin-trə-ˌdä-səz How to pronounce intrados (audio)
: the interior curve of an arch see arch illustration

Word History

Etymology

French, from Latin intra within + French dos back — more at dossier

First Known Use

1772, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intrados was in 1772

Dictionary Entries Near intrados

Cite this Entry

“Intrados.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intrados. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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