Adjective "Arch" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Arch


    Definition:

    1. Architecture. a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening, consisting of a number of wedgelike stones, bricks, or the like, set with the narrower side toward the opening in such a way that forces on the arch are transmitted as vertical or oblique stresses on either side of the opening. an upwardly curved construction, as of steel or timber functioning in the manner of a masonry arch. a doorway, gateway, etc., having a curved head; an archway. the curved head of an opening, as

    Origin:
    arch

    Examples:

    "yards can be arch over heads."

    "nights can be arch from hills."

    "rivals can be arch."

    "foes can be arch."

    "enemies can be arch."

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