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arches British & World English

Used in names of moths with curving arch-like patterns on the wings, such as dark arches

arch1 British & World English

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

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

wheel arch British & World English

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

lancet arch British & World English

A narrow arch with a pointed crown

neural arch British & World English

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

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

dark arches in arches British & World English

Used in names of moths with curving arch-like patterns on the wings, such as dark arches