American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Architecture A double curve with the shape of an elongated S.
- n. Architecture A molding having the profile of an S-shaped curve.
- n. Architecture An arch formed by two S-shaped curves meeting at a point. Also called ogee arch.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A double or reverse curve formed by the union of a convex and a concave line.
- n. In architecture, etc., a molding the section of which presents such a double-curved line; a cyma. In medieval architecture moldings of this kind assumed characteristically different forms at different periods. Ogee is frequently used attributively. See cuts under
- n. In artillery, such a molding formerly used for ornament on guns, mortars, and howitzers.
- n. architecture A double curve in the shape of an elongated S; an object of that shape
- n. architecture A pointed arch made from two ogees
- n. mathematics An inflection point.
- n. The malar or cheekbone prominence transitioning into the mid-cheek hollow.
- n. The bubble-shaped chamber of a pot still that connects the swan neck to the pot and allows distillate to expand, condense, and fall back into the pot.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Arch.) A molding, the section of which is the form of letter S, with the convex part above; cyma reversa. See
- n. Hence, any similar figure used for any purpose.
- n. a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below
- Middle English oggifs, ogeus, pl. of ogif, ogive; see ogive. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“To these may be added the ogee arch (_ogee_ = double-reversed curve), as an occasional feature.”
“Ogee and Gothic, we are misapplying words which have lost their original meaning; since the Goths have nothing to do with the style of architecture which has taken their name, and the word ogee or ogyve, which strictly means the semicircular form, is inaccurate as applied to the arch with a double curve, which has for so long been regarded as the basis, nay, as the characteristic stamp of a style. "[”
“A fabricator can create a bullnose, ogee, or other premium edge for an extra 10 to 15 percent.”
“Upholstered screens evoke the ogee shape of windows on the Grand Canal.”
“Why would T-Mobile and ogee want to merge in the UK?”
“They won't have to have competing with ogee to upgrade their services, they can do it together.”
“The edges stepped down in a triple ogee to four detailed turtle feet, each cast toenail bearing an amber jewel the size of a small kernel of corn.”
“Last summer I read a book (oh, its name escapes me -- it's by Alan Hollinghurst and it's really really good) which talked about ogee trim in all kinds of situations.”
“Click back for earlier entry for today ... out of print - new releases rounding a bend, if not the very last one - 2006-07-28 ogee trim - 2006-07-28”
“Check and see if I first commented to PvM, Wislu, Flint, you, Lenny, Aureola, k.e., ogee, etc. or if they you first commented to me.”
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