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Topical headingPendentives
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Found inWork cat.: Corbelled ceiling with corner pendentives, Gujarati, India, 1965-2000 via University of Washington digital collections, International Collections, May 7, 2020
Britannica online, May 7, 2020: (Pendentive, in architecture, a triangular segment of a spherical surface, filling in the upper corners of a room, in order to form, at the top, a circular support for a dome)
Merriam-Webster dictionary online, May 7, 2020 (pendentive: one of the concave triangular members that support a dome over a square space)
Glossary of medieval art and architecture website, May 7, 2020 (Pendentive, a spherical triangle which acts as a transition between a circular dome and a square base on which the dome is set)
AAT, viewed June 8, 2020 (Pendentives: Curved wall surfaces which form a transition between a dome (or its drum) and the supporting masonry)