meaning of Archivolt

Archivolt meaning in General Dictionary

The architectural member surrounding the curved opening of an arch equivalent into the architrave in the case of a square orifice

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  • The architectural member surrounding the curved orifice of an arch, corresponding on architrave in the case of a square opening.
  • additionally, the molding or other ornaments with which the wall face for the voussoirs of an arch is charged.

Archivolt meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The architectural user surrounding the curved orifice of an arch, corresponding to your architrave regarding a square opening.

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  • (n.) Additionally, the molding or any other ornaments with that your wall face regarding the voussoirs of an arch is charged.