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Arch Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
  • a passageway under an arch
  • a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially arches of the feet)
  • a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
  • (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening ,
  • a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet) ,
  • a passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory" ,
  • (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

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Arch Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An arch is an opening in a building that is curved on top. The curved part can be round, like part of a circle, or pointed, like two parts of circles next to each other. Arches are often used where buildings are made of lots of small stones or bricks. The stone at the very top of the arch, called the keystone, keeps the rest of the arch stones from falling down. Arches can go over doorways and windows. Many bridges are arches.

Arch can also mean to be clever or to know something.



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Arch Sample Sentences in News


  • Arch MI Announces the Launch of Arch Mortgage Guaranty Company
    Arch MI, Arch Capital Group Ltd.’s U.S. mortgage insurance operation, today announced the launch of Arch Mortgage Guaranty Company . AMG is a mortgage insurance company specifically created for mortgage loans that originators intend to retain in their portfolios or include in private securitizations. Read more on this news related to 'Arch'
  • Arch Biopartners Completes Private Placement
    Arch Biopartners Inc announced today it has raised an additional $90,650 by closing the second tranche of the non-brokered private placement it announced in a press release January 6, 2015. Pursuant to ... Read more on this news related to 'Arch'
  • Arch Biopartners Receives Conditional Approval for Listing on TSXV
    Arch Biopartners Inc has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for the listing of its common shares on the TSXV. Final approval is subject to Arch complying with certain TSXV listing ... Read more on this news related to 'Arch'

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