ogee

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

/oʊˈdʒiː/ or /ˈoʊdʒiː/

Etymology[edit]

French ogive, augive, Late Latin augiva, of uncertain origin; compare Late Latin ogis (a support, prop), Latin augere (to increase, strengthen), Spanish auge (highest point of power or fortune, apogee).

Noun[edit]

ogee (plural ogees)

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  1. (architecture) A double curve in the shape of an elongated S; an object of that shape
  2. (architecture) A pointed arch made from two ogees
  3. (mathematics) An inflection point.
  4. (aesthetic facial surgery) The malar or cheekbone prominence transitioning into the mid-cheek hollow.
  5. (distillation) The bubble-shaped chamber of a pot still that connects the swan neck to the pot and allows distillate to expand, condense, and fall back into the pot.

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