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[ek-struh-dos, -dohs, ek-strey-dos, -dohs] /ˈɛk strəˌdɒs, -ˌdoʊs, ɛkˈstreɪ dɒs, -doʊs/

noun, plural extrados
[ek-struh-dohz, ek-strey-dohz] /ˈɛk strəˌdoʊz, ɛkˈstreɪ doʊz/ (Show IPA), extradoses. Architecture.
the exterior curve or surface of an arch or vault.
noun (pl) -dos (-dəʊz), -doses
(architect) the outer curve or surface of an arch or vault Compare intrados


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