a centering for a flat arch, slightly crowned to allow for settling of the arch.
a former residential borough of Greater London, England, now part of Southwark. Contemporary Examples Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance Tim Teeman September 29, 2014 Historical Examples The Doctor’s Wife M. E. Braddon A Study In Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle Ainslee’s, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905 Various Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. […]
to arch slightly; bend or curve upward in the middle. a slight arching, upward curve, or convexity, as of the deck of a ship. a slightly arching piece of timber. Aeronautics. the rise of the curve of an airfoil, usually expressed as the ratio of the rise to the length of the chord of the […]
mourning cloak. noun a nymphalid butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa, of temperate regions, having dark purple wings with cream-yellow borders US name mourning cloak
noun (informal) a large, almost conical, marijuana cigarette