verb (used without object), arced [ahrkt] /ɑrkt/ or arcked, arc·ing [ahr-king] /ˈɑr kɪŋ/ or arck·ing.
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Mitchell made 19 of his 33 shots from the field and six of 15 from behind the 3-point arc, and he paraded himself to the free-throw line 13 times, connecting on all 13 tries.Monster Games In The NBA Playoffs Aren’t Automatically Translating To Wins|Jared Dubin|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Harden’s teammates went 19 of 50 from beyond the arc, and the Rockets won the game.The Raptors’ Defense Is Almost Never The Same, But It’s Always Really Good|Jared Dubin|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The ones they’ve found shape an arc, not quite a full circle.
All societies are just snippets of “the great arc of potential human purposes and motivations,” Benedict once wrote.Gender Is What You Make of It - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Charles King|August 5, 2020|Nautilus
This created an additional dim bow whose bottom hung below the primary arc.Explainer: Rainbows, fogbows and their eerie cousins|Matthew Cappucci|May 1, 2020|Science News For Students
So the plan is for Ken to draw an arc with Dale doing covers, and then Dale does an arc with Ken doing covers.Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’|Rich Goldstein|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Molotov cocktail tumbled in an arc overhead and erupted briefly in a blaze.
At this point in the arc, he doubts what Hershel is telling him.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the scene had such a huge beginning, middle, and end, and such an arc.Kerry Washington’s Favorite ‘Scandal’ Season 3 Moments|Kerry Washington|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How much did you know about your arc and all its twists before shooting?Joan Allen on ‘The Killing’ Finale and That Mother of a Twist|Kevin Fallon|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The arc of light became an arch and then a crescent, and swelled even as he looked.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
When she stood before others, they saw Joan of Arc, but he saw France.Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc|Mark Twain
Horizontally, the head and body traverse an arc of about 100°; vertically, they traverse an arc slightly less than 180°.Natural History of the Bell Vireo, Vireo bellii Audubon|Jon C. Barlow
Calm courage, that would die, like Joan of Arc in the flames, met his inquiry.The Entailed Hat|George Alfred Townsend
The city is well illuminated by arc lights and electricity is largely used by business offices and residences.Atlanta|Atlanta Chamber of Commerce