(Forming nouns) denoting a ruler or leader
A curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typically supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall above it
Deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
a stone arch was built at the entrance
‘I wonder for how long!’ he said in a somewhat arch tone
A pointed or Gothic arch.
An arch supported by piers.
An arch in a glass-making furnace, in which pots are annealed.
Especially in Gothic architecture: the inner arch of a window or doorway, typically differing in size or form from the external arch.
An arch separating the nave from the chancel in a church.
A subsidiary or secondary arch; one of two or more arches grouped under a larger arch.
An arch with a flat lower or inner curve
Any of a series of bony or cartilaginous curved bars along the pharynx, supporting the gills of fish and amphibians
A small arch only one brick in thickness, especially as used in numbers to support a floor
An arch with two ogee curves meeting at the apex
An arch (or bridge) with the line of the arch not at right angles to the abutment
An arch or arched structure forming the roof of a tunnel, kiln, etc.
A pointed or Gothic arch; specifically = ogee arch.
(More fully superficial palmar arch) an arterial arch that crosses the palm of the hand superficial to the flexor tendons, formed by the terminal portion of the ulnar artery and a superficial branch of the radial artery.
= pelvic girdle.
A rampant arch.
A rampant arch.
An arch built by, or of the type built by, the ancient Romans; a semicircular arch.
An arch constructed of ordinary bricks rather than cut or tapered stones, often built into a wall as a discharging or relieving arch.
Attributive = round-arched.
One of the degrees of freemasonry; frequently attributive.
A person who is extremely opposed or hostile to someone or something
The chief rival of a person, team, or organization
A narrow arch with a pointed crown
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
The curved rear (dorsal) section of a vertebra, enclosing the canal through which the spinal cord passes
An arch-shaped cavity in the body of a vehicle, which houses a wheel
An alveolar process; (also) the alveolar processes of the right and left maxilla, or of the right and left mandible, considered together.
A distribution of pressure over an excavation resembling that in a structural arch, caused by increased pressure on the side walls of the excavation, which act as abutments supporting the strata forming the roof.
An inverted arch.
An arch of masonry at the mouth of a blast furnace.
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
An arch with a pointed crown, characteristic of Gothic architecture
An arch designed to sustain pressure exerted by overlying soil or rock.
A solid arch built into a wall to reduce the weight acting on the structure below (often a lintel).
An arch framing the opening between the stage and the auditorium in some theatres
An arch built into a wall in order to relieve a part below it from the superincumbent weight.
The superior margin of the orbit (rare).
Extremely averse to change and strongly adhering to traditional values
A chief duke, in particular (formerly) the son of the Emperor of Austria