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  Words related to arch

Related / Similar Words: archway, curve, arc, condescending, patronizing, patronising

 

Definition:
  • (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it;
  • a passageway under an arch;
  • a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially arches of the feet);
  • a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening;
  • form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely";
  • (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension;

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    Hyponyms: abutment arch, broken arch, camber arch, corbel arch, flat arch, straight arch, pier arch, pointed arch, proscenium arch, rampant arch, round arch, rowlock arch, safety arch, scoinson arch, sconcheon arch, segmental arch, shouldered arch, skeen arch, skene arch, scheme arch, diminished arch, skew arch, squinch, trimmer arch, triumphal arch, Tudor arch, four-centered arch, metatarsal arch, instep, shoulder girdle, pectoral arch, hemal arch, haemal arch, neural arch, vertebral arch, camber

     

    Part Meronyms: bridge, span, aqueduct, arcade, colonnade, wall

     

    Derivational Morphology: curve, arc, bow, curvature, archway

     

    Anagrams: char

     

     
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