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English definition of “arc”

arc

noun [C] (CURVE)    /ɑːk/ US  /ɑːrk/
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
(Definition of arc noun (CURVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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