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English definition of “arc”

arc

noun [C] uk   /ɑːk/ us    /ɑːrk/

arc noun [C] (CURVE)

the shape of part of a circle, or other curved line: The ball rose in a high arc and fell behind the boundary line.Properties of circles and curvesBends, loops and curves

arc noun [C] (ELECTRICITY)

a powerful flow of electricity that goes across a space between two pointsElectricity and electronics

arc

verb uk   /ɑːk/ us    /ɑːrk/

arc verb (CURVE)

[I] to move in the shape of an arc: The rocket arced gracefully into the sky.Properties of circles and curves

arc verb (ELECTRICITY)

[I usually + adv/prep] to make an electric arcElectricity and electronics
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