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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arch  \Arch\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Arched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Arching}.] 
  1.  To  cover  with  an  arch  or  arches. 
 
  2.  To  form  or  bend  into  the  shape  of  an  arch. 
 
  The  horse  arched  his  neck.  --Charlesworth. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arching  \Arch"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  arched  part  of  a  structure. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  Hogging;  --  opposed  to  {sagging}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arching 
  adj  :  (architecture)  forming  or  resembling  an  arch;  "an  arched 
  ceiling"  [syn:  {arced},  {arched},  {arciform},  {arcuate}, 
  {bowed}] 




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