Meaning of ARC in English

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n. & v. --n. 1 part of the circumference of a circle or any other curve. 2 Electr. a luminous discharge between two electrodes. --v.intr. (arced; arcing) form an arc. øarc lamp (or light) a light source using an electric arc. arc welding a method of using an electric arc to melt metals to be welded. [ME f. OF f. L arcus bow, curve]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.