arris definition

  • noun:
    • The sharp advantage or ridge formed by two areas conference at an angle, such as a molding.
    • A sharp edge or ridge created because of the intersection of two curved areas
    • bottom.
    • The razor-sharp edge or salient position created by two surfaces meeting one another, whether plane or curved; -- used specifically into sides in moldings, and also to the raised edges which split up the flutings in a Doric line.
    • A sharp side, as of a squared stone or little bit of lumber. Especially
    • In structure, the range, side, or hip where two straight or curved surfaces of a body, creating an exterior angle, meet; specifically, the sharp ridge between two adjoining stations of a Doric line.
    • The razor-sharp side or ridge created by two areas meeting at an angle, as with a molding.
    • A sharp advantage or ridge formed because of the intersection of two curved areas
    • Buttocks.
    • The razor-sharp advantage or salient position formed by two surfaces satisfying both, whether airplane or curved; -- used especially into the edges in moldings, and to the raised sides which split up the flutings in a Doric line.
    • A sharp side, at the time of a squared stone or bit of wood. Especially
    • In architecture, the range, advantage, or hip when the two right or curved areas of a body, creating an exterior angle, meet; especially, the razor-sharp ridge between two adjoining stations of a Doric column.

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