Pronunciation: ärcht
n.1.(Geom.) Any part of a curved line.
2.(Arch.) Usually a curved member made up of separate wedge-shaped solids, with the joints between them disposed in the direction of the radii of the curve; used to support the wall or other weight above an opening. In this sense arches are segmental, round (i. e., semicircular), or pointed.
3.Any place covered by an arch; an archway; as, to pass into the arch of a bridge.
4.Any curvature in the form of an arch; as, the arch of the aorta.
Triumphal arch
a monumental structure resembling an arched gateway, with one or more passages, erected to commemorate a triumph.
v. t.1.To cover with an arch or arches.
[imp. & p. p. Arched (ärcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Arching.]
2.To form or bend into the shape of an arch.
The horse arched his neck.
- Charlesworth.
v. i.1.To form into an arch; to curve.
a.1.Chief; eminent; greatest; principal.
The most arch act of piteous massacre.
- Shak.
2.Cunning or sly; sportively mischievous; roguish; as, an arch look, word, lad.
[He] spoke his request with so arch a leer.
- Tatler.
n.1.A chief.
Noun1.Archarch - a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
2.arch - a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially arches of the feet)
3.Archarch - a passageway under an arch
Synonyms: archway
4.arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
Verb1.arch - form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
Synonyms: arc, curve
Adj.1.arch - (of persons) highest in rank or authority or office; "his arch rival"
2.arch - (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
3.arch - expert in skulduggery; "an arch criminal"
To see an arch in your dream, signifies your rise to success via your unyielding hard efforts. To dream that you are passing under an arch, signifies that others will seek your advice. To see a fallen arch in your dream, symbolizes her miserable situation and fallen hopes.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, bow, brass, bridge, bust, cagey, cairn, camber, canny, capital, cardinal, ceilinged roof, cenotaph, central, champion, cheeky, chief, clever, clubfoot, cocky, column, concameration, concha, conspicuous, consummate, coquettish, cove, coy, crafty, cromlech, crook, cross, crowning, cunning, cup, cupola, curl, curvation, curvature, curve, cute, cyclolith, deceitful, decurve, deep, deep-laid, deflect, derisive, designing, devilish, digit, diplomatic, dog, dolmen, dome, dominant, elfish, elvish, embow, extend over, extraordinary, extreme, extremity, feline, fetlock, first, flex, flippant, focal, foolish, foot, footstone, forefoot, foremost, forepaw, foxy, fresh, full of mischief, geodesic dome, grave, gravestone, great, greatest, guileful, hang over, harefoot, head, headmost, headstone, heel, hegemonic, high-spirited, hoarstone, hoof, hook, hump, hunch, igloo, imbricate, impish, incurvate, incurve, inflect, ingenious, inscription, insidious, instep, inventive, jut, keystone, knavish, knowing, lap, lap over, leading, lie over, loop, magisterial, main, major, malapert, marker, master, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, mischief-loving, mischievous, mocking, monolith, monument, mound, necrology, notable, noteworthy, obelisk, obituary, ogive, overarch, overhang, overlap, overlie, override, overruling, pad, paramount, pastern, patte, paw, pawky, pedal extremity, pedes, pert, pes, pied, pillar, plaque, playful, politic, prankish, pranksome, pranky, predominant, preeminent, premier, preponderant, prevailing, primal, primary, prime, principal, prize, puckish, pug, pyramid, ranking, ready, recurve, reflect, reflex, reliquary, remembrance, resourceful, retroflex, ribbon, roguish, rostral column, round, ruling, sag, saucy, scampish, scapegrace, scheming, serpentine, shaft, sharp, shifty, shingle, shrewd, shrine, skewback, slick, slippery, sly, smooth, snaky, sneaky, sole, sophistical, sovereign, span, splayfoot, sportive, star, stealthy, stela, stellar, stone, strategic, stupa, subtile, subtle, supereminent, supple, swag, sweep, tablet, tactical, testimonial, toe, tomb, tombstone, tootsy, tope, topflight, trefoil arch, trickish, tricksy, tricky, trophy, trotter, turn, twitting, ungula, vault, vaulting, voussoir, vulpine, waggish, wary, wily, wind
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Arc of vision
Arceuthobium pusillum
-- Arch --
Arch brick
arch over
Arch rim
Arch stone
arch support
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