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Synonyms for arc
ɑrk; ˈɑr kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge(noun)

    electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

    dismissal, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, flicker, sack, discharge, venting, liberation, release, bow, sacking, spark, sparkle, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, light, glint, twinkle, outpouring, electric discharge

  2. arc(noun)

    a continuous portion of a circle

    spark, electric arc, bow, electric discharge, discharge

  3. bow, arc(verb)

    something curved in shape

    bowing, electric discharge, discharge, bow, spark, electric arc, stem, fore, obeisance, bowknot, prow, curtain call

  4. arch, curve, arc(verb)

    form an arch or curve

    "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"

    trend, twist, sheer, kink, slue, wind, veer, cut, slew, curl, crook, arch, swerve, curve


  1. arc(noun)

    To form an electrical arc.

    circle segment, circular arc

  2. arc(noun)

    A curve, in general.

    swoop, curve

  3. arc(noun)

    A directed edge.

    arrow, directed edge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. arc(n.)

    (Geom.) arch, part of a circumference

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cra, arco, rcaf, 'arc, bow, arch, upright, arcs, arq, archangel, r.c.a.f., archange, rca, rco, cdp

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ARC

    (1) activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein, Arg3.1, KIAA0278, Activity-regulated gene 3.1 protein homolog, ARC/ARG3.1

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  1. Mike Schur:

    There's a gigantic battle that is waged for. It's sort of Leslie Knope's final big project, she's fighting a corporation for control over something. The arc of the season is about what I think is probably the most important issue facing America, which is not just public sector vs. private sector, but specifically it becomes about the issue of privacy.

  2. Tim Cook:

    In the long arc of time you're only relevant as a merchant if your customers love you.

  3. Jon Favreau:

    He has my vote for sure, i think he was able to discover and explore dimensions of the character over the course of many, many films, which is a bit of its own category. But I have to say that if you look at, especially how it began and how it ended in his performances between the first one and' Endgame,' there was a really thoughtful arc to the character, both in his performance and how all the filmmakers contributed to that character.

  4. The American:

    This is a personal thing for me. I definitely want to go out there and secure the victory in violent fashion for my friends, my family, my fans and everyone who is going to be at the Staples Center, but to be honest KSI just happens to be the guy in the ring for me. This is the end of a redemption arc that has changed my life so, for me, the only demon I'm fighting in the ring is myself.

  5. Mikhail Tatarnikov:

    To be honest, all they have in common is the composer, that's in fact where the interest and the challenge of the production lies -- to stage three different stories while still creating an arc of tension among them.

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