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[ ahr-ching ]


  1. arched arched work or formation.

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Other Words From

  • un·arching adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of arching1

First recorded in 1670–80; arch 1 + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

For three hours, we hiked in the shade of arching tree branches that created a tunnel effect.

Rather than cleaving to the I-95, King took an arching route through the pastoral idylls of Pennsylvania, which is where he was when I recently gave him a call.

In the absence of any over-arching rebel military leadership, there is no one to referee disputes before they get out of hand.

Did they feel that a more over-arching theme about “love” would have broader appeal?

Davy picked up the reins and Frosty began tiptoeing around and arching his back.

The sun through the arching elms flecked his white hair with moving bits of light; it narrowed the keen, earnest eyes of blue.

The pony, under the sting of the unexpected blow, leaped into the air with arching back and a squeal of rage.

The roof was usually composed of one great stone, flat below but arching above and forming a sort of monument.

Ambrose was thirsty, and then he saw that beside the tree there was a well, half hidden by the arching roots that rose above it.