Cyma Ogee
Cyma Cy"ma (s[imac]"m[.a]) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^ma See {Cyme}] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A cyme. See {Cyme}. [1913 Webster]

{Cyma recta}, or {Cyma}, a cyma, hollow in its upper part and swelling below.

{Cyma reversa}, or {Cyma Ogee}, a cyma swelling out on the upper part and hollow below. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cyma — Cy ma (s[imac] m[.a]) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^ma See {Cyme}] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A cyme. See {Cyme}. [1913 Webster] {Cyma recta}, or {Cyma},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyma — Cy ma (s[imac] m[.a]) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^ma See {Cyme}] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A cyme. See {Cyme}. [1913 Webster] {Cyma recta}, or {Cyma},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyma recta — Cyma Cy ma (s[imac] m[.a]) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^ma See {Cyme}] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A cyme. See {Cyme}. [1913 Webster] {Cyma recta}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyma reversa — Cyma Cy ma (s[imac] m[.a]) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^ma See {Cyme}] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A cyme. See {Cyme}. [1913 Webster] {Cyma recta}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ogee — O*gee , n. [F. ogive, augive, LL. augiva, of uncertain origin; cf.LL. ogis a support, prop. L. augere to increase, strengthen, Sp. auge highest point of power or fortune, apogee, Ar. auj, an astronomical term.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A molding …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ogee arch — Ogee O*gee , n. [F. ogive, augive, LL. augiva, of uncertain origin; cf.LL. ogis a support, prop. L. augere to increase, strengthen, Sp. auge highest point of power or fortune, apogee, Ar. auj, an astronomical term.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ogee — For the cartoon character named Ogee, see Magilla Gorilla. Not to be confused with Ogive. An ogee arch Ogee molding and its shadow pattern …   Wikipedia

  • cyma reversa — noun a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below • Syn: ↑ogee • Hypernyms: ↑cyma, ↑cymatium * * * noun see cyma 1b * * * /ri verr seuh/, Arch …   Useful english dictionary

  • ogee — o•gee [[t]oʊˈdʒi, ˈoʊ dʒi[/t]] n. 1) archit. a double curve, resembling anS, formed by the union of a concave and a convex line 2) archit. a molding with such a curve for a profile; cyma 3) archit. ogee arch • Etymology: 1275–1325; ME ogeus,… …   From formal English to slang

  • ogee — /oh jee , oh jee/, n. 1. a double curve, resembling the letter S, formed by the union of a concave and a convex line. 2. Also called gula. Archit. a molding with such a curve for a profile; cyma. Abbr.: O.G., o.g. [1275 1325; ME ogeus, oggez… …   Universalium

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