Edward (“Eddie”) 1916–97, U.S. jockey.
a son of Zeus and Callisto, the ancestor of the Arcadians who was set among the stars with his mother as the Little Bear and the Great Bear respectively. Historical Examples She saw him and recognized him as her son Arcas, grown to manhood. The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) […]
a town in NW California. Contemporary Examples Carver blessedly had a second act, taking his last drink at the Jambalya bar in Arcata, California, on June 2, 1977. Carver Was the Rage Brad Gooch December 3, 2009 Historical Examples John Preston, a tanner of Arcata, would accumulate thirty dollars in gold and with it buy […]
an arcade of small dimensions. a blind arcade, as a series of arches superimposed on the walls of a building for decoration. Historical Examples arcature, in architecture, a small arcade built into a wall or applied against it, decorative rather than structural. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various noun a small-scale arcade […]
abbreviation arc-cosine: the function the value of which for a given argument between –1 and 1 is the angle in radians (between 0 and π), the cosine of which is that argument: the inverse of the cosine function