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English translation: transverse arches

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Spanish term or phrase:arcos transversales
English translation:transverse arches
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10:54 Feb 15, 2007
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Tourism & Travel / churches
Spanish term or phrase: arcos transversales
coming from my last question, is there a specific architectural term for 'arcos transversales?
TRANZsmart
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:50
transverse arches
Explanation:
El arco toral, es el ***arco transversal*** a la nave que sustenta la bóveda. En las bóvedas de cañón, es puramente un refuerzo. También se llama así a cada uno de los arcos sobre los que descansa una cúpula.
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arco_toral

Arco toral or transversal is transverse arch.

transverse arch : Supporting arch which runs across the vault from side to side, dividing the bays. it usually projects down from the surface of the vault.
http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/transarch.htm

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xxxtazdog
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transverse arches


Explanation:
El arco toral, es el ***arco transversal*** a la nave que sustenta la bóveda. En las bóvedas de cañón, es puramente un refuerzo. También se llama así a cada uno de los arcos sobre los que descansa una cúpula.
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arco_toral

Arco toral or transversal is transverse arch.

transverse arch : Supporting arch which runs across the vault from side to side, dividing the bays. it usually projects down from the surface of the vault.
http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/transarch.htm

(Illustration included)

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thanks again!

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