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-arch British & World English

(Forming nouns) denoting a ruler or leader

arch1 British & World English

A curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typically supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall above it

arch2 British & World English

Deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing

arch- British & World English

Chief; principal

arch1 English Thesaurus

a stone arch was built at the entrance

arch2 English Thesaurus

‘I wonder for how long!’ he said in a somewhat arch tone

arch- English Thesaurus

archbishop

flat arch British & World English

An arch with a flat lower or inner curve

gill arch British & World English

Any of a series of bony or cartilaginous curved bars along the pharynx, supporting the gills of fish and amphibians

jack arch British & World English

A small arch only one brick in thickness, especially as used in numbers to support a floor

ogee arch British & World English

An arch with two ogee curves meeting at the apex

skew arch British & World English

An arch (or bridge) with the line of the arch not at right angles to the abutment

arch-enemy British & World English

A person who is extremely opposed or hostile to someone or something

arch-rival British & World English

The chief rival of a person, team, or organization

lancet arch British & World English

A narrow arch with a pointed crown

Marble Arch British & World English

A large arch with three gateways at the NE corner of Hyde Park in London. Designed by John Nash, it was erected in 1827 in front of Buckingham Palace and moved in 1851 to its present site

neural arch British & World English

The curved rear (dorsal) section of a vertebra, enclosing the canal through which the spinal cord passes

wheel arch British & World English

An arch-shaped cavity in the body of a vehicle, which houses a wheel

Gateway Arch British & World English

A colossal arch built along the west bank of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri. The stainless steel arch, 630 feet (192 m) wide and rising 630 feet (192 m) above the banks of the river, was designed by Eero Saarinen and was built 1963–65

pointed arch British & World English

An arch with a pointed crown, characteristic of Gothic architecture

proscenium arch British & World English

An arch framing the opening between the stage and the auditorium in some theatres

arch-conservative British & World English

Extremely averse to change and strongly adhering to traditional values

archduke British & World English

A chief duke, in particular (formerly) the son of the Emperor of Austria

archpriest British & World English

A chief priest


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