arcovoli

English translation: arcovoli (archways)

17:13 Apr 29, 2018
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Architecture
Italian term or phrase: arcovoli
I have no context at all for this except that they are in Verona arena but can see what they are from photos on the web. Does anyone know what the corresponding word in English is?

Thanks in advance for any help.
Isabelle Johnson
Italy
Local time: 17:02
English translation:arcovoli (archways)
Explanation:
I'd leave as is with explanaton between brackets (archways, vaulted niches, etc.)

Area of the Arena in Verona
where the analised specimens where
sampled (arcovoli VIII, XIX, X)
http://www.dottorato.polimi.it/fileadmin/user_upload/schede_...

The test area was a portion of the exterior façade of the
Arena of Verona, consisting of three arcovoli (archways) on the
south side:
http://www.dottorato.polimi.it/fileadmin/user_upload/schede_...

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Note added at 26 mins (2018-04-29 17:39:56 GMT)
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Practical comparative evaluation of an integrated hybrid sensor based ...



https://www.researchgate.net/.../250140401_Practical_compara...
Dec 20, 2017 - Full-text (PDF) | In architectural surveying aimed to restoration and to conservation, close to the traditional two-dimensional vectorial representation in orthogonal projection, raster representation has gained considerable importance. Among ... Arena of Verona, consisting of three arcovoli (archways) on the.

Structural health monitoring of the Roman Arena of ... - Springer Link



https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s13349-013-006...
Nov 12, 2013 - directly in contact with the terraced steps of the auditorium, shows some instability phenomena to be monitored;. • The vaulted niches of the first level (the so-called. ''arcovoli'') present a diffused crack pattern;. • The detachment of the outer stone leaf from the rest of the structure, visible at the first level, may ...
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texjax DDS PhD
Local time: 11:02
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Thanks very much indeed
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arcovoli (archways)


Explanation:
I'd leave as is with explanaton between brackets (archways, vaulted niches, etc.)

Area of the Arena in Verona
where the analised specimens where
sampled (arcovoli VIII, XIX, X)
http://www.dottorato.polimi.it/fileadmin/user_upload/schede_...

The test area was a portion of the exterior façade of the
Arena of Verona, consisting of three arcovoli (archways) on the
south side:
http://www.dottorato.polimi.it/fileadmin/user_upload/schede_...

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Note added at 26 mins (2018-04-29 17:39:56 GMT)
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Practical comparative evaluation of an integrated hybrid sensor based ...



https://www.researchgate.net/.../250140401_Practical_compara...
Dec 20, 2017 - Full-text (PDF) | In architectural surveying aimed to restoration and to conservation, close to the traditional two-dimensional vectorial representation in orthogonal projection, raster representation has gained considerable importance. Among ... Arena of Verona, consisting of three arcovoli (archways) on the.

Structural health monitoring of the Roman Arena of ... - Springer Link



https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s13349-013-006...
Nov 12, 2013 - directly in contact with the terraced steps of the auditorium, shows some instability phenomena to be monitored;. • The vaulted niches of the first level (the so-called. ''arcovoli'') present a diffused crack pattern;. • The detachment of the outer stone leaf from the rest of the structure, visible at the first level, may ...

texjax DDS PhD
Local time: 11:02
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 35
Grading comment
Thanks very much indeed

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  philgoddard: I don't think there's any need to include the Italian word. And "arch" may be better than "archway", as at least some of them appear to be blind arches, ie they don't lead anywhere.
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