Soffit In An Arch Is Defined As

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 22nd, 2022

Soffit in an arch is defined as-

  1. The outer curve of an arch
  2. The inner curve of an arch
  3. The highest part or peak of an arch
  4. Curved triangular space formed between extrados and the horizontal line drawn through the crown of an arch.

Answer: B. The inner curve of an arch

Soffit in an arch is defined as the inner curve of an arch.

Solution

Soffit & intrados are used synonymously.

  • The outer curve of an arch is called extrados.
  • The inner surface of an arch is called intrados or soffit.
  • The highest or peak point of extrados is known as the crown.
  • The triangular space formed between the extrados and the horizontal line drawn through the crown of an arch is known as Spandril.
  • Hence, Soffit in an arch is defined as the inner curve of an arch.

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