noting a type of cargo-ship construction in which the sides have the form of so drawn that the greatest breadth is at load waterline, the purpose being to promote the flow of water to the propeller with an easy bilge and without loss of capacity.
Usually, archives. documents or records relating to the activities, business dealings, etc., of a person, family, corporation, association, community, or nation. archives, a place where public records or other historical documents are kept. any extensive record or collection of data: The encyclopedia is an archive of world history. The experience was sealed in the archive […]
Architecture. a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening, consisting of a number of wedgelike stones, bricks, or the like, set with the narrower side toward the opening in such a way that forces on the arch are transmitted as vertical or oblique stresses on either side of the opening. an upwardly curved construction, as […]
- Arc-jet engine
a type of rocket engine using propellant gas heated by an electric arc.
- Arc lamp
Also, arc lamp. a lamp in which the light source is a high-intensity electric arc either between carbon rods in air or between metal electrodes in a xenon gas atmosphere enclosed in a quartz bulb. the light produced by such a lamp. Historical Examples An arc lamp operated in this way is called an enclosed […]