ogive

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noun

  1. Statistics A distribution curve in which the frequencies are cumulative.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  2. Statistics A frequency distribution.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  3. Architecture A diagonal rib of a Gothic vault.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  4. Architecture A pointed arch.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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A secant ogive of sharpness
The ogive shape of the Space Shuttle External Tank
Ogive on a 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge

An ogive (/ˈv/ OH-jyve) is the roundly tapered end of a two-dimensional or three-dimensional object. Ogive curves and surfaces are used in engineering, architecture and woodworking.

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