Tarantino has come to associate his arch, knowing, ironic Hollywood horror show with reality itself.
arch competitor Volkswagen last year announced it will build a new assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Next in line is the arch- conservative Interior Minister Prince Nayif, who would alienate reformers and might precipitate unrest.
For his part, Newt Gingrich has clearly been honing his persona as condescending, arch, snide Big Thinker.
Legend has arch Naylor taking one look at her and shaking his silver head.
The arches look as if they had supplanted a sixth arch of the nave.
When the window was new it must have been surmounted in the middle of the arch by an ornamental design.
He edged his way to where an arch had given access to the kitchen garden of the inn.
Often and often have I been forced to smile at her arch turns upon me, when I could have beat her for them.
The tilting ring, suspended from the top of the arch, was not more than an inch in diameter.
1540s, "chief, principal," from prefix arch-; used in 12c. archangel, etc., but extended to so many derogatory uses (arch-rogue, arch-knave, etc.) that by mid-17c. it acquired a meaning of "roguish, mischievous," since softened to "saucy." Also found in archwife (late 14c.), variously defined as "a wife of a superior order" or "a dominating woman, virago."
early 14c., "to form an arch" (implied in arched); c.1400, "to furnish with an arch," from arch (n.). Related: Arching.
also archi-, word-forming element meaning "chief, principal; extreme, ultra; early, primitive," from Latinized form of Greek arkh-, arkhi- "first, chief, primeval," comb. form of arkhos "chief" (see archon).
An organ or structure having a curved or bowlike appearance, especially either of two arched sections of the bony structure of the foot.
In architecture, a curved or pointed opening that spans a doorway, window, or other space.
Note: The form of arch used in building often serves to distinguish styles of architecture from one another. For example, Romanesque architecture usually employs a round arch, and Gothic architecture, a pointed arch.
an architectural term found only in Ezek. 40:16, 21, 22, 26, 29. There is no absolute proof that the Israelites employed arches in their buildings. The arch was employed in the building of the pyramids of Egypt. The oldest existing arch is at Thebes, and bears the date B.C. 1350. There are also still found the remains of an arch, known as Robinson's Arch, of the bridge connecting Zion and Moriah. (See TYROPOEON VALLEY.)