So, from the beginning, that was an arc that we had in mind.
I call it (forgive the lofty phrase) the arc of innovation—and many, many discoveries fall short along that arc.
“The arc of his character over the three stories is how he becomes humanized by Watson,” he continued.
In the words of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “The arc of history is long, but it bends toward justice.”
The stories are denser and the first seven episodes are their own arc.
She had chosen one on the Avenue Kleber, not far from the arc.
There was a slight bend in the river-bank, and the road crossed this like a chord to its arc.
But among historical characters of the first mark the names of Socrates and of Joan of arc are enough to cite.
We should think it odd if Belfast had borne the name of Joan of arc.
Any arc light is affected by draughts of air and can even be blown out.
late 14c., originally in reference to the sun's apparent motion in the sky, from Old French arc "bow, arch, vault" (12c.), from Latin arcus "a bow, arch," from PIE root *arku- "bowed, curved" (cf. Gothic arhvazna "arrow," Old English earh, Old Norse ör; also, via notion of "supple, flexible," Greek arkeuthos, Latvian ercis "juniper," Russian rakita, Czech rokyta, Serbo-Croatian rakita "brittle willow"). Electrical sense is from 1821.
1893, in the electrical sense, from arc (n.). Meaning "to move in an arc" attested by 1954. Related: Arced; arcing.
A curved line or segment of a circle.