1. (architecture) 
a. la dovela (F) 
The mason used a wooden former to support the arch until the keystone was fitted.El albañil usó un soporte de madera para apoyar el arco hasta que se instalara la dovela.
b. la clave (F) 
The keystone allows the arch or vault to distribute the weight downwards.La clave permite que el arco o la bóveda distribuya el peso hacia abajo.
2. (basis) 
This book is the keystone of our religion.Este libro es la piedra angular de nuestra religión.
1. (architecture) 
a. la clave (F) 
2. (fig) 
a. la piedra angular (F) 
keystone [ˈkiːstəʊn]
(Archit) dovela (f); piedra (f) angular;
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