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Definitions of Arris

  1. The sharp edge or salient angle formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved; - applied particularly to the edges in moldings, and to the raised edges which separate the flutings in a Doric column. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The line or edge at which two bodies forming an exterior angle meet each other. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. In joinery and masonry, the line or edge of meeting of two surfaces. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. The sharp edge or salient angle formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved; -- applied particularly to the edges in moldings, and to the raised edges which separate the flutings in a Doric column. mso.anu.edu.au
  5. The sharp edge or salient angle formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved; applied particularly to the edges in moldings, and to the raised edges which separate the flutings in a Doric column. dictgcide_fs
  6. ar'ris, n. a sharp ridge or edge on stone or metal. [See ARÊTE.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  7. Sharp edge formed by angular contact of two plane or curved surfaces, as a.-gutter (V -shaped), a.-wise, ridge-wise. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  8. The edge of a stone, or piece of wood. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  9. n. [Latin]The edge formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved Cabinet Dictionary
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