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1) arch. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The weight of the supported load is thus converted into downward and outward lateral pressures called thrusts, which are received by the solid piers (abutments) flanking...

2) arch 1. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Anatomy An organ or structure having a curved or bowlike appearance, especially either of two arched sections of the bony structure of the foot. Inflected forms:...

3) arch. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To swerve from a straight line: angle2, arc, bend, bow2, crook, curve, round, turn. See STRAIGHT. 2. To incline the body: bend, bow1, hump, hunch, scrunch, stoop....

4) arch-, arche-, archi- The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Old English via Old French, from Latin, and ultimately from Greek. They mean chief, first, main, most important, most primitive ; arch- has two pronunciations, AHRCH-...

5) arch. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...arch In architecture, a curved or pointed opening that spans a doorway, window, or other space. 1 The form of arch used in building often serves to distinguish styles...

6) arch 2. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Chief; principal: their arch foe. 2. Mischievous; roguish: an arch glance. From arch-1.archly -ADVERBarchness -NOUN...

7) triumphal arch. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...This form of monument was probably invented by the Romans, who built them throughout the empire. Examples exist in Italy, France, Spain, Asia Minor, and North Africa,...

8) Arch, Joseph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English labor leader, a Primitive Methodist preacher. He founded the National Agricultural Labourers Union in 1872 and became its president. In 1873, Arch visited...

9) proscenium arch. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...In theatrical design, the arch that frames a stage, separating it from the auditorium....

10) neural arch. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A bony or cartilaginous arch that arises from the dorsal side of a vertebra to enclose the spinal cord....

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