arc
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arc(
ark
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geometry)
a. el arco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The teacher told the class to form an arc through points B, C, and F.El maestro le dijo a la clase que trazaran un arco pasando por los puntos B, C y F.
2. (electricity)
a. el arco eléctrico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Lightning is a naturally occuring arc.Los rayos son arcos eléctricos naturales.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to move in a curve)
a. describir un arco
The ball arced into the basket.El balón describió un arco y entró al cesto.
b. arquearse
Out of the water, the fish arced and twisted in desperation.Fuera del agua, el pez se arqueó y se retorció desesperado.
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arc
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el arco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
arc lamplámpara de arco (voltaico)
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arc [ɑːk]
noun
arco (m)
intransitive verb
arquearse; formar un arco
modifier
arc lamp (n) lámpara (f) de arco; (in welding) arco (m) voltaico
arc welding (n) soldadura (f) por arco
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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