intrados

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noun in·tra·dos \ˈin-trə-ˌdäs, -ˌdō; in-ˈtrā-ˌdäs\

Definition of intrados

plural

intrados

\ˈin-trə-ˌdōz, -ˌdäs\ or

intradoses

play \ˈin-trə-ˌdä-səz\
  1. :  the interior curve of an arch — see arch illustration

Origin and Etymology of intrados

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


First Known Use: 1772

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