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Definition of Arc

Arc

  1. A portion of a curved line; as, the arc of a circle or of an ellipse.
  2. A curvature in the shape of a circular arc or an arch; as, the colored arc (the rainbow); the arc of Hadley's quadrant.
  3. An arch.
  4. The apparent arc described, above or below the horizon, by the sun or other celestial body. The diurnal arc is described during the daytime, the nocturnal arc during the night.
  5. To form a voltaic arc, as an electrical current in a broken or disconnected circuit.

Arc Quotations

I'm not a huge fan of scary movies, but I love doing them because your character arc gets condensed, and everything is elevated, and so you kind of have this amazing opportunity to go in many different places.
Imogen Poots

The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Joan of Arc had style. Jesus had style.
Charles Bukowski

All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.
Indira Gandhi
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Arc Translations

arc in Danish is bue
arc in Dutch is toog, boog
arc in Finnish is kaari
arc in German is Bogen
arc in Italian is arco, emiciclo
arc in Latin is arcus
arc in Portuguese is arco
arc in Spanish is semicirculo

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