arc [-s] n
OFr < L. arcum, bow, arch, curve.
- Orbit; ellipse; circular path.
- Expanse; area; space; realm; domain; universe; reality.
- Upward trajectory; curved path into the sky.
- Bow; arch; dome; vault; [word play on “architecture”] overpass; suspension bridge; [fig.] spider's web; network of suspended fibers.
- Length of a semi-circle; geometric measurement of part of a circle; [fig.] extent; degree; magnitude; scale; intensity; power; strength.
- Crescent; curved line; [fig.] wingspan.