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Arches

Definitions

  • FRIEZE FROM THE ARCH OF TITUS
    FRIEZE FROM THE ARCH OF TITUS
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Arches pl. of Arch n.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Showing seating and steps; showing arches Showing seating and steps; showing arches
Showing altenate plain and decorated capitals on columns and interwoven arches in relief Showing altenate plain and decorated capitals on columns and interwoven arches in relief
Showing large central arch and wooden ceiling; windows set into smaller arches Showing large central arch and wooden ceiling; windows set into smaller arches
Showing arches in the walls climbing up to the spire Showing arches in the walls climbing up to the spire
The top of the arch forms a horse-shoe shape, with extensive decoration above The top of the arch forms a horse-shoe shape, with extensive decoration above
Arches leading up to a high ceiling; this and the walls are heavily decorated Arches leading up to a high ceiling; this and the walls are heavily decorated
Showing arched entrance surrounded with extensive decoration Showing arched entrance surrounded with extensive decoration
Wooden arch Wooden arch

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The official name of the St. Louis Gateway Arch is "The Jefferson National Expansion Monument." The Gateway Arch looks taller than it is wider, but it is exactly 630 feet by 630 feet.
    • Arches the ecclesiastical court of appeal for the province of Canterbury, formerly held at the church of St-Mary-le-Bow (or 'of the Arches'), from the arches that support its steeple
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Quotations

  • William Feather
    William%20Feather
    “Life begins at 40 -- but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.”
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas%20Carlyle
    “The archenemy is the arch stupid!”
  • Indian Proverb
    Indian Proverb
    “An arch never sleeps.”
  • Henry Miller
    Henry%20Miller
    “Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.”
  • Caroline Sheridan Norton
    Caroline Sheridan Norton
    “My beautiful, my beautiful! That standest meekly by, with thy proudly-arched and glossy neck, and dark and fiery eye!”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. arca, chest.

Usage

In literature:

Founder may be mistaken for disease of the lungs or kidneys, owing to the standing position and arched back.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
The central doorway is divided by a clustered shaft, where from spring two cinquefoil arches.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Winchester" by Philip Walsingham Sergeant
Between these two arches he found an opening, just as between two gill-arches a gill-slit.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
There was an arch too, like the arch by which he had come in.
"The Magic City" by Edith Nesbit
It is a noble archway, with small side arches for foot passengers.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
All the doors stand open, and the midday sun shines in through the arched windows.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
Arched, or Cambered, Tie Beam Truss.
"Carpentry for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
On the south are six much lower arches, and above them is a blank arcade of intersecting arches.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
I know the Arch-Councillor will answer my summons immediately; but it is possible he may be delayed.
"The Mystics" by Katherine Cecil Thurston
ORIGIN AND ANTIQUITY OF THE ARCH.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3)" by Shearjashub Spooner
The violin lay on his breast, his pale cheek resting against the arch.
"The Black Cross" by Olive M. Briggs
It's running out now, and we can see the shape of the arch.
"The Lost Middy" by George Manville Fenn
The pier is hollowed on the inside by three arches.
"Recollections of Old Liverpool" by A Nonagenarian
The nave shows decided affinity to early Gothic, as shown by the ogival arches and vaulting.
"The Cathedrals of Northern Spain" by Charles Rudy
Its semicircular arches support a relief representing Christ entering Jerusalem.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
Under the water at his feet he could see a sort of drowned arch.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
The arches were chiefly semi-circular, the round arch being used everywhere for ornament.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
The narrow passage ended in a round arch all fringed with ferns and creepers.
"The Enchanted Castle" by E. Nesbit
The walls were squared, and the ceiling high and arched.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
These are, the Arch of Septimius Severus, the Arch of the Goldsmiths, and the Baths of Diocletian, at Sta.
"Old Rome" by Robert Burn
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In poetry:

All the children as they pass
Turn to see the bird of stone,
'Twixt the arches all alone,
Wading to it through the grass.
"Llewellyn" by Walter Richard Cassels
With arching crest and swelling breast
On sail'd the stately swan
And lightly up the parting tide
The little boat came on.
"Rudiger - A Ballad" by Robert Southey
Blue the sky from east to west
Arches, and the world is wide,
Though the girl he loves the best
Rouses from another's side.
"XVI: Spring Morning" by A E Housman
Then she'll arch her pretty neck,
And toss her head so queenly,
And, when she's weary, fall asleep
And slumber so serenely.
"Our Helen" by Effie Afton
At dawn I rose from silent sleep,
And heard a sky-lark singing,
Amid the azure far and deep,
Till all the arch was ringing.
"Of A Skylark" by James Avis Bartley
With arching crest and swelling breast
On sail'd the stately swan,
And lightly down the rapid tide
The little boat went on.
"Rudiger - A Ballad" by Robert Southey

In news:

Lucy Wilkinson's entry in the "Glass" class featured Plexiglas arches, lobster claw heliconias and ginger.
Closing of ARCH facility prompts action.
Bow-roof sheds are free-standing arched frames that are easy to build, light-weight and low cost.
Arch O'Clock News on Tom Gabel, Jermaine Paul, and Michael Jackson.
Along Galway 's waterfront in front of the Spanish Arch.
The arch is one of the last remnants of the centuries-old city walls that once stretched around the city.
An ancient arch, shopping on Shop Street and pints at a former dance hall in this city on the country's western coast.
Arch Motorcycle Co. Is the result of a longtime friendship between Hollinger — of L.A.
Gentile 's lawyer says that if he were some type of arch-criminal, he would have figured a way to get the reward money.
Courtesy of Peace Arch Entertainment.
Arch Coal rose $1.08 or 15.7 percent, to $7.94.
Back arch battles the hunch.
That is why I say God bless to Arch Street's sweetest BYOB Chloe.
Women Fall Head Over Heels for Shoe Makers' Arch Designs.
The death of a woman who jumped from the Hoover Dam bypass bridge was the first known suicide since the sweeping arch linking Nevada and Arizona opened in October 2010, a federal official said Monday.
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In science:

Let us assume we have the referent arch with the cross-section area A and the crosssection moment I .
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
We want to study the spectral properties of this family of arches as ε → 0.
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
More general arch models can be treated by analogous procedures.
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
Arch Model “couples” the longitudinal vibrations of the rod with the transversal vibrations.
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
It has been shown that the Curved Rod Model is is better behaved, with respect to the finite element approximations than the Arch Mo del, see .
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
Furthermore, a qualitative conclusion of Section 5.2 is that when interested in the transversal vibrations only, Arch Model can be ignored (up to the corrections of order ε2 ).
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
Their result implies that in case of normal (b0, e0), σ2 cannot be estimated by the quasi–maximum likelihood method. A similar phenomenon was also observed by Jensen and Rahbek (2004a,b) in nonstationary ARCH models.
Estimation in nonstationary random coefficient autoregressive models
Asymptotic normality of the QMLE estimator of ARCH in the nonstationary case.
Estimation in nonstationary random coefficient autoregressive models
Serrin, A symmetry problem in potential theory, Arch.
Symmetry problems 2
Francois Point, Ultra products and Cheval ley groups, Arch.
Finite simple groups of Lie type as expanders
The Hα line core images and the Dopplergrams do not show any particular feature that could be associated with the appearence of an arch filament system in the chromosphere.
Emergence of small-scale magnetic loops through the quiet solar atmosphere
Suppose the target states are the following arches. A few of them is shown in Figure 4.1.
Computational Analysis of Control Systems Using Dynamic Optimization
Mandelkern, On the uniform continuity of Tietze extensions, Arch.
Definable versions of theorems by Kirszbraun and Helly
The article is organized as follows: In section II, we discuss basic properties of RNA molecules and their folding, the equivalent description of these foldings in terms of trees, arch systems, and random-height models in subsection II A.
Field Theory of the RNA Freezing Transition
Equivalently, this can be redrawn as a set of arch-diagrams, given on figure 1 (b), or as a height diagram with the constraint that the height is zero at the both ends, and changes by zero or one between neighbors, figure 1 (c).
Field Theory of the RNA Freezing Transition
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