arch

  • 61arch — I. /atʃ / (say ahch) noun 1. a curved structure resting on supports at both extremities, used to sustain weight, to bridge or roof an open space, etc. 2. an archway. 3. something bowed or curved; any bow like part: the arch of the foot. 4. any… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 62Arch — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Arch est un mot anglais transparent (arche ou arc en français). Sommaire 1 Logiciel 2 …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 63arch — Any structure resembling a bent bow or an a.; an arc. In anatomy, any vaulted or archlike structure. See arcus. SYN: arcus [TA]. [thru O. Fr. fr. L. arcus, bow] abdominothoracic a. a bell shaped line defined by the lower end of the sternum and… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 64arch — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a curved structure as an opening or a support for a bridge, roof, floor, etc. b an arch used in building as an ornament. 2 any arch shaped curve, e.g. as on the inner side of the foot, the eyebrows, etc. v. 1 tr. provide with or …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 65arch — arch1 S3 [a:tʃ US a:rtʃ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: arche, from Latin arcus; ARC] 1.) a structure with a curved top and straight sides that supports the weight of a bridge or building 2.) a curved structure above a door, window etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 66arch- — I. prefix Etymology: Middle English arche , arch , from Old English & Anglo French; Old English arce , from Late Latin arch & Latin archi ; Anglo French arch , from Late Latin arch & Latin archi , from Greek arch , archi , from archein to begin,… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 67arch — [14] English acquired arch via Old French arche and a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *arca from Latin arcus ‘curve, arch, bow’ (from which English also got arc [14]). When it first came into the language it was still used in the general sense of… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 68arch — [14] English acquired arch via Old French arche and a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *arca from Latin arcus ‘curve, arch, bow’ (from which English also got arc [14]). When it first came into the language it was still used in the general sense of… …

    Word origins

  • 69arch — 1. noun /ɑːtʃ,ɑɹtʃ/ a) An inverted U shape. b) An arch shaped arrangement of trapezoidal stones, designed to redistribute downward force outward. 2. verb /ɑːtʃ,ɑɹtʃ/ To form into an arch shape The cat arched its back 3. adjective …

    Wiktionary

  • 70Arch —    An architectural term found only in Ezek. 40:16, 21, 22, 26, 29. There is no absolute proof that the Israelites employed arches in their buildings. The arch was employed in the building of the pyramids of Egypt. The oldest existing arch is at… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 71arch- — 1. arch(i) ♦ Élément, du gr. arkhi , qui exprime la prééminence, le premier rang (surtout dans les titres). ⇒ARCH(É) , ARCHI , (ARCH , ARCHÉ ), élément préf. Premier élément de compos. signifiant « premier, primitif ». A. Qui est premier, qui est …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 72arch — Synonyms and related words: Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, apse, arc, arcade, arcature, arch over, arched roof, archway, artful, astute, banner, bantam, barrow, basket handle arch, bend, bend back, bestraddle, bestride, bold, boundary stone …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 73arch- — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)tʃ [/t]] COMB in N COUNT Arch combines with nouns referring to people to form new nouns that refer to people who are extreme examples of something. For example, your arch rival is the rival you most want to beat. Neither he nor his arch …

    English dictionary

  • 74arch — arch1 noun 1》 a curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall.     ↘an arch shaped curve. 2》 the inner side of the foot. verb form or cause to form an arch. Derivatives arched adjective… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 75arch — I. n. 1. Curved structure. 2. Curve, bend, curving, bending. II. v. a. 1. Vault, cover with an arch, arch over. 2. Bend (into the form of an arch), curve. III. a. 1 …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 76arch — I 1. noun 1) a stone arch Syn: archway, vault, span, dome 2) the arch of his spine Syn: curve, bow, bend, arc, curvature, convexity; hunch, crook …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 77arch- — a prefix meaning first , chief , as in archbishop, arch priest. {Middle English arch , Old English arce , erce , from Latin arch , arche , archi , from Greek, combining forms of archos chief} …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 78arch —   Pi o, pāpi o, hoaka; pao, lapu una.    ♦ Arch of a foot, poho wāwae.    ♦ Arch over a door, hoaka, hoakake a.    ♦ Arch of rainbow, pi o ke ānuenue …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 79arch — See fender arch flared wheel arch wheel arch …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 80Arch — This unusual name derives from a short form of a Norman personal name recorded in the form Archambault , which is composed of the originally Germanic elements ercan , meaning, precious , plus bald , meaning bold or daring . The most commonly… …

    Surnames reference