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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extrados  \Ex*tra"dos\,  n.  [F.;  pref.  extra-  outside  +  dos  (L. 
  dorsum)  the  back.]  (Arch.) 
  The  exterior  curve  of  an  arch;  esp.,  the  upper  curved  face  of 
  the  whole  body  of  voussoirs.  See  {Intrados}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extrados 
  n  :  the  exterior  curve  of  an  arch 




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