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1. arc

noun. ['ˈɑːrk'] electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.

Synonyms

  • corposant
  • Saint Ulmo's fire
  • Saint Ulmo's light
  • St. Elmo's fire
  • discharge
  • corona discharge
  • electric glow
  • spark
  • electric discharge
  • electrical conduction
  • Saint Elmo's light
  • flashover
  • electric arc
  • corona
  • brush discharge

Antonyms

  • convict
  • invest
  • mobilize
  • hold

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Arc

  • question-mark
  • ?question-mark
  • transpark
  • mediamark
  • disembark
  • intermark
  • premark
  • remark
  • embark
  • demark
  • starke
  • stark
  • spark
  • quark
  • clarke
  • clark
  • shark
  • sark
  • parke
  • park
  • merc
  • marque
  • marke
  • mark
  • larke
  • lark
  • harke
  • hark
  • darke
  • dark

Example sentences of the word arc


1. Noun, singular or mass
Draw an arc across to the end of the third baseline.

Quotes containing the word arc


1. The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

2. To me it seems that too many young women of this time share the same creed. 'Live, laugh, love, be nothing but happy, experience everything, et cetera et cetera.' How monotonous, how useless this becomes. What about the honors of Joan of Arc, Beauvoir, Stowe, Xena, Princess Leia, or women that would truly fight for something other than just their own emotions?
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

3. Our lives are a flicker of light in the shadowy darkness of eternity. Disease, famine, war, death, sorrow... Life is a cycle of pain, perhaps the one thing we should do with our short lives is to try to leave the world a better place than we entered it?’"~Vexis Zaelwarsh - Low Priestess to Avanti-Deathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage
- Martyn Stanley

2. arc-boutant

noun. a buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch.

Synonyms

  • flying buttress
  • buttress

3. arc

noun. ['ˈɑːrk'] a continuous portion of a circle.

Synonyms

  • curved shape
  • circle
  • curve
  • sector

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • fill
  • charge
  • absorb

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)

4. arc

noun. ['ˈɑːrk'] something curved in shape.

Synonyms

  • curve
  • bow
  • rainbow

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • curliness
  • straightness
  • unbend

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)

5. arc

verb. ['ˈɑːrk'] form an arch or curve.

Synonyms

  • flex
  • curve
  • arch
  • camber

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • expand
  • stretch
  • extension

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)
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