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Noun voussoir has 1 sense
  1. voussoir - wedge-shaped stone building block used in constructing an arch or vault
    --1 is a kind of
    building block
    --1 is a part of arch

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Definition: a wedge-shaped stone used in an arch or vault that forms one of the units of the structure

Part of speech: noun


1. (Architecture) a wedge-shaped stone used to construct an arch or vault.

Sample sentences:

- The architect carefully positioned each voussoir to ensure the stability of the arch.

- The cathedral's beautifully carved voussoirs displayed intricate patterns.

- The mason placed the voussoirs one by one, securing them in place with mortar.

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