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American English: /ɑrtʃ/
British English: /ɑːtʃ/


  • 1 (Architecture) pointed/round arch
    arco ojival/de medio punto
    Example sentences
    • The result brings to mind support structures for vaulted arches (for instance Gaudi's Sagrada Familia).
    • The arches supporting the weight above still held as strong as the day they were built.
    • The primary structure of steel arches was chosen to span a cavernous underground cistern, part of the city's drainage system, and avoid underwater foundations.
    Example sentences
    • That feature most symbolic of entrance, the triumphal arch, is to be found only at the foot of the Capitol, where the ancient texts place it.
    • Pusading's ornamental arch has a pair of stone lions and the stone wall facing them was apparently built to block their vision.
    • The Corinthia consists of two curving towers, one slightly taller than the other, linked by a cavernous reception area topped by a triumphal arch.
  • 2 (of foot) he has fallen arches
    tiene los pies planos
    tiene pie plano
    Example sentences
    • Start off by massaging your entire foot - heel, arch and toes.
    • Flat feet, low arches, and loose ligaments also contribute to the formation of bunions.
    • Most of it's standard - obviously if you spend a lot of time crouched over, you'll have a sore back - but I'm slightly worried that the arches of my feet hurt.

transitive verb

  • (eyebrows)
    Example sentences
    • Larry glanced at Adam, eyebrows arching in surprise.
    • Louis took the letter, his eyebrows arching in surprise, and thanked the secretary.
    • Her face was pale, very pale - her golden eyebrows slightly arched in surprise as she saw me.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (form arch)
    formar un arco
    her eyebrows arched
    arqueó las cejas
  • 2 (follow arched trajectory)
    pasar trazando un arco
    Example sentences
    • And the tree grew thick, leafy branches that arched over the boy.
    • But the reward was generous - a tremulous rainbow arched over the mountains, shaggy with greenery.
    • All of a sudden, the sky cleared, became blue and a perfect rainbow arched over me with one end in the sand.
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  • 1 (mischievous)
    Example sentences
    • If my arch tone suggests some skepticism about his sincerity, it's not meant to.
    • Instinctive, impulsive melodies meet melancholia and melodrama in gay tales of arch commentary and frank observation.
    • They have made six shimmering albums packed with arch observations, yet their world remains small, their vision unique.
  • 2 (superior)
    de superioridad
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