Ogee Definition

ōjē
noun
A molding having an S-shaped curve in profile.
Webster's New World
Any S-shaped curve or line.
Webster's New World
An arch formed by two symmetrical double curves meeting at a point.
American Heritage
An ogee arch.
Webster's New World
(mathematics) An inflection point.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
cyma-reversa
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Other Word Forms of Ogee

Noun

Singular:
ogee
Plural:
ogees

Origin of Ogee

  • French ogive, augive, Late Latin augiva, of uncertain origin; compare Late Latin ogis (“a support, prop"), Latin augere (“to increase, strengthen"), Spanish auge (“highest point of power or fortune, apogee").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English oggifs, ogeus pl. of ogif ogive ogive

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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