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Pronunciation: /ɑːrtʃ; ɑːtʃ/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Architecture/Arquitectura] arco (masculine) 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.
    1.2 (of foot) arco (masculine) 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/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (form arch) formar un arco her eyebrows arched arqueó las cejas 1.2 (follow arched trajectory) pasar trazando un arco

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adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (mischievous) [remark/smile/look] malicioso, pícaro 1.2 (superior) [tone] de superioridad
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    • 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.

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