arch

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  • These nine stone arches are above the level of the current road.
  • On its north wall is a door under a round-headed arch.
  • Over the centuries many people have passed every day under the arch but the ball remains in place.
  • ARCHS does not directly provide programs or services to the general public.
  • In the top stage, in each face, is a two-light window under a round-headed arch.
  • They share a wall containing pointed arches and are now used as a single building.
  • The center is located directly below the arch, between its legs.
  • At the far end is a building with arches and small tower.
  • These two pictures rest on a base which forms an arch.
  • The creek was covered with stone arches, and above a street a hundred feet wide was built.
  • Ancient Roman architecture development of the arch allowed for much larger structures to be constructed.
  • The bell tower also has two levels, both with round arches.
  • A major feature of University College is arches laid out in series and sets.
  • I look forward to being able to write and perform at a whole new level now with Arch Enemy!
  • Arches on the side of the building mark the planned location of a cross street, which was never built.
  • The Park lay to the left, a thing of green, with its arching trees. Cited from A Fool There Was, by Porter Emerson Browne
  • The five Test series against arch enemies Pakistan was to be his last.
  • All other officials and servants had to use the four side arches.
  • If the arching action of earth exists, why should it not be recognized and considered? Cited from Transactions of the ASCE, Paper No. 1174, by J.C. Meem
  • Some very young children may refuse to walk and arching of the back is possible.
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Meaning of arch

  • noun A curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun A curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
  • noun A passageway under a curved masonry construction
    they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory
  • noun (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
  • verb Form an arch or curve
    her back arches, her hips curve nicely