Arc


Arc

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 developer

Engineering

*Arc chute, a protective device in an electrical circuit breaker
*Arc lamp, a device that produces light by an electric arc
*Arc welding, a method of welding that uses an electric arc to melt the metals together
*Electric arc or voltaic arc, an ongoing plasma discharge (an electric current through a gas), producing light and heat
*Arc or arch, a bowed or curved structure capable of spanning a space while supporting significant weight

Geography

*Arc (Savoie), a river of eastern France, tributary of the Isère river
*Arc (Provence), a river of southern France, flowing into the Étang de Berre
*Les Arcs, a ski resort in the French Alps
*Volcanic arc or island arc, a chain of volcanic mountains or islands formed by plate tectonics
*Arc of the United States, a charitable organization
*An arts centre in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England

Modern culture

*Story arc, an extended or continuing storyline
*Character arc, the status of a character as it unfolds throughout the story
*"Arc" (song), a song by Pearl Jam
*"Arc" (album), a live album by Neil Young

Mathematics

*Arc (geometry), a segment of a differentiable curve
*Arc (projective geometry), a particular type of set of points of a projective plane
*Arcminute, a measure used for angles, equal to 1/60th of a degree
*"arc-", a prefix sometimes used for an inverse function, specifically trigonometry functions
*A directed edge in graph theory

Optics

*120° parhelion, relatively rare halo, an optical phenomenon occasionally appearing along with very bright sun dogs
*Infralateral arc, a rare halo, an optical phenomenon appearing similar to a rainbow under a white parhelic circle
*Lower tangent arc, rarely observable halo, an optical phenomenon appearing under and tangent to a 22° halo centred around the sun
*Parry arc, a rare halo, an optical phenomenon which occasionally appears over a 22° halo together with a upper tangent arc
*Subhelic arc, a rare halo that curves upwards from the horizon and touches the tricker arc above the anthelic point
*Supralateral arc, a rare halo, an optical phenomenon often confused with the indeed infrequently appearing 46° halo
*Upper tangent arc, halo, an atmospheric optical phenomenon which appears over and tangent to the 22° halo centred around the sun

Other

*Aramaic language (ISO 639-2/3 language code), a Semitic language
*Joan of Arc
*Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, a Group 1 flat horse race
*The Arc (Bahá'í), a number of administrative buildings for the Bahá'í Faith, located on Mount Carmel in Israel

ee also

*Ark
*Arch
*ARCS


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