Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun arc

3 senses of arc

Sense 1
discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge -- (electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field)
       => electrical conduction -- (the passage of electricity through a conductor)

Sense 2
arc -- (a continuous portion of a circle)
       => curve, curved shape -- (the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes)

Sense 3
bow, arc -- (something curved in shape)
       => curve, curved shape -- (the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb arc

1 sense of arc

Sense 1
arch, curve, arc -- (form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely")
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

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