n.拱门,弓形结构,拱形 v.(使)弯成弓形 adj.主要
名词:archness 副词:archly 动词过去式:arched 过去分词:arched 现在分词:arching 第三人称单数:arches
1 curved structure supporting the weight of sth above it, eg a bridge or the upper storey of a building 拱（用以支撑如桥梁或上层建筑重量的弧形结构）
*a bridge with three arches 有三个拱的桥. =>illus at App
1 见附录1之插图, page viii.
2 (also archway) similar structure forming a passageway or an ornamental gateway 拱道; 拱门; 拱形牌坊
*Go through the arch and follow the path. 穿过拱门, 沿着那条路走.
* Marble Arch is a famous London landmark. 大理石拱门是着名的伦敦标志.
3 thing shaped like an arch, esp the raised part of the foot between the sole and the heel 拱形物; （尤指）足底弓. =>illus at foot 见foot之插图.
1 [Tn] form (sth) into an arch 将（某物）构成拱形; 拱起
*The cat arched its back when it saw the dog. 那猫看见狗时就拱起了背.
2 [Ipr] ~ across/over sth form an arch across sth; span sth 形成拱形跨越某物; 用拱连接
*Tall trees arched across the river. 高大的树木成拱形横跨过那条河.
adj [attrib 作定语] playful in a deliberate or an affected way 调皮的; 淘气的
*an arch smile, glance, look, etc 淘气的微笑, 目光, 神情等.
Radetzky March, Op. 228, is a march composed by Johann Strauss Sr.
使用国家:Western African, Yoruba
1. The arch has a span of 60 metres. 那个拱的跨度为60米.