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arch1 US English

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

arch2 US English

Deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing

arch- US English

Chief; principal

arch1 US Thesaurus

a stone arch

arch2 US Thesaurus

an arch grin

arch- US Thesaurus

his archenemy

flat arch US English

An arch with a flat lower or inner curve

gill arch US English

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

jack arch US English

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

ogee arch US English

An arch with two ogee curves meeting at the apex

skew arch US English

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

arch-rival US English

The chief rival of a person, team, or organization

lancet arch US English

An arch with an acutely pointed head

Marble Arch US 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 US English

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

wheel arch US English

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

Gateway Arch US 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 US English

An arch with a pointed crown, characteristic of Gothic architecture

proscenium arch US English

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

zygomatic arch US English

The zygoma

archduke US English

A son of the emperor of Austria

archenemy US English

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

archfiend US English

A chief fiend, especially the Devil

archpriest US English

A chief priest

archconservative US English

Extremely averse to change and strongly adhering to traditional values


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