Arc

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See also the abbreviation, ARC.

The term Arc is derived from the Latin word "arcus" meaning "bow".

Look up arc in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Meanings

Mathematics and geometry

Science and computing

Computing
Medicine
  • Arc, term used by some clinicians to describe symptoms found in some persons living with HIV.
Engineering
  • Arc lamp, a device that produces light by the sparking of a high current.
  • An electric arc (sometimes called a voltaic arc); an electrical breakdown of a gas which produces an ongoing plasma discharge.
  • Arch, an bowed or curved structure capable of spanning a space while supporting significant weight (e.g. a doorway in a stone wall).

Entertainment

  • Story arc, an extended or continuing storyline.
  • Arc, a live album by Neil Young.

Geography

  • Arc (Savoie), a river of eastern France, tributary of the Isère River.
  • Arc (Provence), a river of southern France, flowing into the Étang de Berre.

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