ogives









ogives


noun

  1. Architecture.
    1. a diagonal vaulting rib.
    2. a pointed arch.
  2. Statistics. the distribution curve of a frequency distribution.
  3. Rocketry. the curved nose of a missile or rocket.

noun

  1. a diagonal rib or groin of a Gothic vault
  2. another name for lancet arch
  3. statistics a graph the ordinates of which represent cumulative frequencies of the values indicated by the corresponding abscissas
  4. the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload during its passage through the atmosphere

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