a male given name, form of . a combining form meaning “rule,” “government,” forming abstract nouns usually corresponding to personal nouns ending in -arch: monarchy; oligarchy. Contemporary Examples His guys are Archy, an African-American bassist who returned from the Gulf, who meets Nat, a white aficionado of vinyl. ‘Telegraph Avenue’: Michael Chabon on His Obsessive […]
resembling an arch in appearance. arciform ar·ci·form (är’sə-fôrm’) adj. Arcuate.
Giuseppe [juh-sep-ee;; Italian joo-zep-pe] /dʒəˈsɛp i;; Italian dʒuˈzɛp pɛ/ (Show IPA), 1527–93, Italian painter.
Geometry. any unbroken part of the circumference of a circle or other curved line. Also called electric arc. Electricity. a luminous bridge formed in a gap between two electrodes. Compare 1 (def 2). Astronomy. the part of a circle representing the apparent course of a heavenly body. anything bow-shaped. to form an . to move […]