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from english to french

arc of a circle

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  • Arc — Arc, n. [F. arc, L. arcus bow, arc. See {Arch}, n.] 1. (Geom.) A portion of a curved line; as, the arc of a circle or of an ellipse. [1913 Webster] 2. A curvature in the shape of a circular arc or an arch; as, the colored arc (the rainbow); the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arc|o|graph — «AHR kuh graf, grahf», noun. an instrument for drawing an arc of a circle without using a central point …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circle — This article is about the shape and mathematical concept. For other uses, see Circle (disambiguation). Circle illustration showing a radius, a diameter, the centre and the circumference …   Wikipedia

  • Arc (geometry) — A circular sector is shaded in green. Its curved boundary of length L is a circular arc. In geometry, an arc is a closed segment of a differentiable curve in the two dimensional plane; for example, a circular arc is a segment of the circumference …   Wikipedia

  • Arc length — Determining the length of an irregular arc segment is also called rectification of a curve. Historically, many methods were used for specific curves. The advent of infinitesimal calculus led to a general formula that provides closed form… …   Wikipedia

  • arc — 1. noun the arc of a circle Syn: curve, arch, crescent, semicircle, half moon; curvature, convexity 2. verb I sent the ball arcing out over the river Syn: curl, curve; arch …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • arc´like´ — arc «ahrk», noun, verb, arced «ahrkt», arc|ing «AHR kihng», or arcked, arck|ing. –n. 1. any part of the circumference of a circle. 2. any part of any curved line. 3. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • arc — or electric arc [ärk] n. [ME ark < OFr arc < L arcus, a bow, arch < IE base * arqu , bowed, curved > ARROW] 1. Historical the part of a circle that is the apparent path of a heavenly body above and below the horizon 2. a bowlike… …   English World dictionary

  • Arc — may refer to: Computing and gaming*Arc (programming language), a Lisp dialect in development by Paul Graham *.arc, a file extension for archive files *arc, the command line interface for ArcInfo *Arc System Works, a video game… …   Wikipedia

  • ARC — may stand for: Business*ARC Diversified, a non profit organization that manufactures food products and employs the severely disabled *ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge, Inc., an architectural design firm located in Cambridge, Massachusetts… …   Wikipedia

  • Circle Theatre Company — is a theatre group in India. The group has its headquarters in Delhi. Contents 1 Background 2 Objective and Vision 3 Productions 4 Reference …   Wikipedia

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