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arcked

[ahrkt] /ɑrkt/
verb
1.
a simple past tense and past participle of arc.

arc

[ahrk] /ɑrk/
noun
1.
Geometry. any unbroken part of the circumference of a circle or other curved line.
2.
Also called electric arc. Electricity. a luminous bridge formed in a gap between two electrodes.
Compare spark1 (def 2).
3.
Astronomy. the part of a circle representing the apparent course of a heavenly body.
4.
anything bow-shaped.
verb (used without object), arced
[ahrkt] /ɑrkt/ (Show IPA)
or arcked, arcing
[ahr-king] /ˈɑr kɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
or arcking.
5.
to form an electric arc.
6.
to move in a curve suggestive of an arc.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English ark < Latin arcus bow, arch, curve
Can be confused
arc, ark.
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British Dictionary definitions for arcked

arc

/ɑːk/
noun
1.
something curved in shape
2.
part of an unbroken curved line
3.
a luminous discharge that occurs when an electric current flows between two electrodes or any other two surfaces separated by a small gap and a high potential difference
4.
(astronomy) a circular section of the apparent path of a celestial body
5.
(maths) a section of a curve, graph, or geometric figure
verb arcs, arcing, arced, arcs, arcking, arcked
6.
(intransitive) to form an arc
prefix
7.
(maths) specifying an inverse trigonometric function: usually written arcsin, arctan, arcsec, etc, or sometimes sin–1, tan–1, sec–1, etc
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, from Latin arcus bow, arch

ARC

abbreviation
1.
AIDS-related complex: an early condition in which a person infected with the AIDS virus may suffer from such mild symptoms as loss of weight, fever, etc
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Word Origin and History for arcked

arc

n.

late 14c., originally in reference to the sun's apparent motion in the sky, from Old French arc "bow, arch, vault" (12c.), from Latin arcus "a bow, arch," from PIE root *arku- "bowed, curved" (cf. Gothic arhvazna "arrow," Old English earh, Old Norse ör; also, via notion of "supple, flexible," Greek arkeuthos, Latvian ercis "juniper," Russian rakita, Czech rokyta, Serbo-Croatian rakita "brittle willow"). Electrical sense is from 1821.

v.

1893, in the electrical sense, from arc (n.). Meaning "to move in an arc" attested by 1954. Related: Arced; arcing.

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arcked in Medicine

arc (ärk)
n.
A curved line or segment of a circle.

ARC abbr.
AIDS-related complex

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arcked in Science
arc
  (ärk)   
  1. A segment of a circle.

  2. See electric arc.


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Related Abbreviations for arcked

arc

archive

ARC

  1. Addiction Research Center
  2. advance readers copy
  3. AIDS-related complex
  4. amateur radio club
  5. American Red Cross
  6. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration] Ames Research Center
  7. Appalachian Regional Commission
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