line of pressure

variants or line of resistance
: a broken line joining the points of resultant pressure between the voussoirs of an arch or buttress

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“Line of pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20of%20pressure. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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