Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Arched work or formation; the arched portion of a structure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The arched part of a structure.
  • noun (Naut.) Hogging; -- opposed to sagging.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of arch.
  • noun The arched part of a structure.
  • noun nautical hogging, opposed to sagging

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective forming or resembling an arch

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Examples

  • Harder and faster, I rocked against his hand, breathing his name and arching my hips to create the friction that I needed so badly.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Harder and faster, I rocked against his hand, breathing his name and arching my hips to create the friction that I needed so badly.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Harder and faster, I rocked against his hand, breathing his name and arching my hips to create the friction that I needed so badly.

    My Fair Succubi

  • We don’t get harmony, but we do get a kind of arching forward — always reaching, pursuing, longing, opening, rethinking.

    September « 2008 « Bill Ayers

  • We don’t get harmony, but we do get a kind of arching forward — always reaching, pursuing, longing, opening, rethinking.

    Research and Teaching

  • We don’t get harmony, but we do get a kind of arching forward — always reaching, pursuing, longing, opening, rethinking.

    June « 2006 « Bill Ayers

  • We don’t get harmony, but we do get a kind of arching forward — always reaching, pursuing, longing, opening, rethinking.

    TRUDGE TOWARD FREEDOM

  • He has contributed the over-arching plot of "Totem" as a parable of Darwinian evolution, "inspired by the foundation narratives of the first peoples."

    'Totem' Should Top the Polls

  • From inside the sphere, Leah screamed, her body arching over the child before falling limp.

    Healing the Highlander

  • She moaned, arching her back, as his fingers teased heat from her body.

    Rogue Oracle

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