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  • n. Plural form of arc.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of arc.


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  • With two connection points, there are four possible forms (one of which, with 0 left arcs and 0 right arcs, is empty):

    Wolfram Blog : Minimum Inventory, Maximum Diversity

  • Featuring the movie adaptation based on the screenplay by Sam and Ivan Raimi, and illustrated by John Bolton, as well as the first four story arcs from the ongoing series — Ashes to Ashes, Shop till You Drop (Dead), Ash vs. Re-Animator, Old School, and the shorts stories presented in Tales of the Army of Darkness!

    Dynamite Entertainment titles for February 2010 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • One of my favorite story arcs is from the Venom ongoing series (as opposed to all the mini-series) where Venom has been captured (removed from Eddie or Eddie is dead, I can't remember) and he is kept in an underground facility in northern Canada to help keep the symbiote on ice.

    Bring On Venom! Sony Moving Forward With Venom Spin-Off! «

  • We went out this afternoon, so I didn't do a lot of work today, just this block and a bit of preliminary cutting and organising for working on my mom's cat quilt (sawtooth calico cats - the backs are pieced in arcs of triangles, as are the tails - I'm thinking I might actually do those parts by hand while watching telly).

    Christmas star

  • The show has lots of long-term arcs – some run for two months, some will run for a year or two.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Anna slowed her pursuit, trained the faltering light as far ahead as she could, sweeping it in short arcs, looking for any indication Jen's trail was interrupted or had doubled back.


  • Walan swung the j wheel back and forth in short arcs, whistling tonelessly through his teeth.

    The Gates of Noon

  • The quad turret swung back and forth in short arcs, the cannons rattling away in short, sharp bursts as hell exploded inches above Sikes's head.


  • The scarred man flicks his thumb and, shot from the arbalest of his nail, the coin arcs into the air, shining.

    beneath an opal moon

  • The answer to the first of these questions was as follows: the spectral series of a chemical element are peculiar to the structure of the positive atomic ions, and are observed principally in arcs and sparks, and their lines, as

    Johannes Stark - Nobel Lecture


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