ogive
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈəʊɡaɪv/, /ˈəʊdʒaɪv/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈoʊɡaɪv/, /ˈoʊdʒaɪv/
Noun

ogive (plural ogives)

  1. (statistics) The curve of a cumulative distribution function.
  2. (architecture) A Gothic pointed arch, or a rib of a Gothic vault.
  3. (ballistics) The pointed, curved nose of a bullet, missile, or rocket.
  4. (geology) A three-dimensional wave-bulge, characteristic of glaciers that have experienced extreme underlying topographic change.
Related terms Translations
  • French: ogive
  • German: Ogive
  • Russian: оги́ва
Translations
  • French: ogive
  • German: Ogive
  • Italian: arco a sesto acuto, ogiva, arco gotico
  • Portuguese: ogiva
  • Russian: стре́льчатый
Translations
  • French: ogive
  • German: Ogive
  • Italian: ogiva
  • Portuguese: ogiva
  • Russian: ожива́ло



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