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arc is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of arc in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… oxygen the trees near the arc severely …”
meanings of arc
A flow of current across an insulating medium; especially a hot, luminous discharge between either two electrodes or as lightning.
A curve, in general.
That part of a circle which a heavenly body appears to pass through as it moves above and below the horizon.
A continuous mapping from a real interval (typically [0, 1]) into a space.
A story arc.
The three-point line.
Initialism of AIDS-related complex.
A band contained within parallel curves, or something of that shape.
A continuous part of the circumference of a circle (circular arc) or of another curve.
A directed edge.
Acronym of advance reader's copy, a copy of a book given to a reviewer free in advance for review purposes.
To form an electrical arc.
To shape into an arc; to hold in the form of an arc.
To move following a curved path.
Initialism of American Red Cross.
arc frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word arc occurs in english on average 10.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.