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flying buttress
used in The Fountainhead

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an arch or half-arch that transfers thrust from an upper part of a wall to a lower support
  • He did not bore his readers with the technicalities of the Five Orders, the post and lintel, the flying buttress or reinforced concrete.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (3% in)

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