Definitions for "Flying Buttress"
Keywords:  buttress, vault, arch, thrust, gothic
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A type in which a detached buttress or pier at a distance from a wall is connected to the wall by an arch or portion of arch.
An arch or half-arch transmitting the thrust of a vault or roof from the upper part of a wall to an outer support or buttress; characteristic of Gothic style churches and cathedrals.