• Definition for "cross-springer"
    • one of many ribs in a groined arch,…
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cross-springer definition

  • noun:
    • one of many ribs in a groined arch, springing through the corners in a diagonal direction.
    • One of the ribs in a groined arch, springing through the corners in a diagonal path. [See Illustr. of groined vault.]
    • In groined vaulting, a rib which runs diagonally from 1 pier to some other, over the vault; an are ogive.
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