What does ARC mean?

ARC meaning in General Dictionary

To form a voltaic arc as an electrical current in a broken or disconnected circuit

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  • some of a curved line once the arc of a circle or of an ellipse
  • kind an arch or bend
  • one thing curved in form
  • a consistent portion of a circle
  • electrical conduction through a gasoline in an applied electric field
  • A portion of a curved line; as, the arc of a circle or of an ellipse.
  • A curvature in the shape of a circular arc or an arch; because, the coloured arc (the rainbow); the arc of Hadley's quadrant.
  • An arch.
  • The obvious arc described, above or underneath the horizon, because of the sunshine or any other celestial human body. The diurnal arc is described during the daytime, the nocturnal arc throughout the night.

ARC meaning in Law Dictionary

release of electrical energy over an area with two electrodes.


ARC meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., originally in reference to the sun's apparent movement into the sky, from Old French arc "bow, arch, vault" (12c.), from Latin arcus "a bow, arch," from PIE root *arku- "bowed, curved" (cognates: Gothic arhvazna "arrow," Old English earh, Old Norse

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  • 1893, in electric feeling, from arc (n.). Indicating "to go in an arc" attested by 1954. Relevant: Arced; arcing.

ARC meaning in Sports Dictionary

that is manufactured from metal or wood and is coated white. It is also only a painted white line establishing out the section of the arc. (sport: Field Events - Javelin)

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  • The curve your bowl tends to make whilst responds towards the prejudice. (recreation: Bowls)

ARC - French to English

electric-arc

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  • arc
  • bow
  • arch

ARC meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A percentage of a curved range; since, the arc of a circle or of an ellipse.

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  • (letter.) A curvature in the shape of a circular arc or an arch; since, the colored arc (the rainbow); the arc of Hadley's quadrant.
  • (letter.) An arch.
  • (letter.) The evident arc described, above or underneath the horizon, because of the sunshine or any other celestial human anatomy. The diurnal arc is explained during the daytime, the nocturnal arc during the night.

Sentence Examples with the word ARC

In order that no other settlements should encroach upon his centre of government, New Castle, the northern boundary was determined by drawing an arc of a circle, 12 m.

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