Arc synonyms

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A curved structure, as of masonry, that supports the weight of material over an open space, as in a bridge, doorway, etc.
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A gentle bend, such as in a road.
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An arc of the horizon intercepted between the meridian of the place and a vertical circle passing through the center of any object; as, the azimuth of a star; the azimuth or bearing of a line surveying.
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A bending or being bent
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The rower nearest the bow
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A spherical distribution of stars and star clusters extending beyond the main body of certain galaxies, as the Milky Way
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The path followed by a celestial body or artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to the force of gravity. Orbits are nearly elliptical or circular in shape and are very closely approximated by Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
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The definition of a rainbow is an arch in the sky made up of different colors that forms when the sun's rays are refracted by rain drops, or any display of different colors formed by the spectrum of light, or any display of vibrant or colorful things.
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To move or bend at an angle or by means of angles
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To bend.
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To turn past a boundary.
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To become sour:
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In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
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An electric current, often strong, brief, and luminous, in which electrons jump across a gap. Electric arcs across specially designed electrodes can produce very high heats and bright light, and are used for such purposes as welding and illumination in spotlights. Unwanted arcs in electrical circuits can cause fires. Lightning is a case of an electric arc between one cloud and the earth or another cloud, as are sparks caused by discharges of static electricity.
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(Medicine) the act of releasing an inpatient from hospital
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(Elec.) A very brief flash of light accompanying an electric discharge through air or some other insulating material, as between the electrodes of a spark plug
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electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
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(Mathematics) the envelope of all rays that emanate from a specified point (the radiant point) and reflect from a given curve; the evolute of the orthotomic
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A curve traced by an end point of a segment of constant length located on a straight line that rotates about a fixed point, while the other end point moves along a straight line that does not go through the fixed point
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The act of curving or bending.
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A refracting lens, which can be used to cauterise.
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A rheostat that is used to vary the intensity of a domestic electric light
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Plural form of float
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Find another word for arc. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for arc, like: arch, curve, segment of a circle, azimuth, bend, bow, halfmoon, halo, orbit, rainbow and angle.