sexpartite

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sexpartite (not comparable)

  1. In six parts.
    • 2003, Marshall Cavendish Corporation, How It Works: Science and Technology (page 2573)
      This rib divided the vault bay into six compartments (of unequal size) rather than four. This is known as a sexpartite vault and is mainly to be seen in French Gothic architecture but occurs also in England at Canterbury Cathedral.

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