Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: arch
IPA transcription: ['ɑɹtʃ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: arch
    Meaning: a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • Synonyms: arch
    Meaning: a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: arch, curve, arc
    Meaning: form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
Usage examples
  • Their boughs form an arch overhead."
  • Only in front of it rose an arch of dirt-encrusted gray.
  • "Has anyone ever come out of that Arch alive?" he asked.
  • Mrs. Blaylock, blushing like a girl, shook her curl and gave the Colonel an arch, reproving tap.
  • "We must make for the open country and hide in the Fog Bank, or in the Arch of Phinis," replied the boy.
  • Four feet above the room's roof was the arch of the dome, with the entrance to the exit-lock directly above us.
  • Onward we passed, both I and my Conductor, Up o'er the crag above another arch, Which the moat covers, where is paid the fee
  • A Cat, when falling with its head downwards, curls its body, so that the back forms an arch, while the legs remain extended.
  • Nor did he tire to have me clasped to him; But bore me to the summit of the arch Which from the fourth dike to the fifth is passage.
  • We walked back up to the Red Arch, where a knot of soldiers was gathered staring at the brightly-lighted Winter Palace and talking in loud tones.