- Triumphal arch
- Arch Arch ([aum]rch), n. [F. arche, fr. LL. arca, for arcus.
1. (Geom.) Any part of a curved line.
2. (Arch.) (a) Usually a curved member made up of separate wedge-shaped solids, with the joints between them disposed in the direction of the radii of the curve; used to support the wall or other weight above an opening. In this sense arches are segmental, round (i. e., semicircular), or pointed. (b) A flat arch is a member constructed of stones cut into wedges or other shapes so as to support each other without rising in a curve. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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