Arch (disambiguation)

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An arch is a curved structure capable of spanning a space while supporting significant weight. It may also refer to the act of arching, or curving, an object such as the human back.

Arch may also refer to:

  • Gateway Arch, an iconic monument in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
  • The Arch, structure at the north entrance to the University of Georgia which symbolizes the university, and whose design is taken from the state seal
  • Arch (fingerprint), a basic pattern
  • Arch, Switzerland, a municipality in the Swiss canton of Bern
  • Arch 22, a commemorative arch in The Gambia
  • Arch Coal, an American coal mining and processing company
  • Arch form, a sectional structure for a piece of music
  • Arch Linux, a Linux distribution founded by Judd Vinet that emphasizes simplicity
  • Arches of the foot, a part of human feet
  • GNU arch, in software, a source code management tool
  • Natural arch, a rock form with a naturally occurring passageway
  • The Arch (Hong Kong), a residential skyscraper in Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • The protein archaerhodopsin-3, a light-driven proton pump used for research in optogenetics, a technology for controlling brain activity using light (Nature 463 p98).
  • Inverted breve, a diacritic sign
  • arch-, prefix derived from the Greek archon, which means "higher in hierarchy".[1]
  • Joseph Arch (1826 – 1919), English politician

ARCH may refer to:

Arches is the plural of arch, an architectural structure. It may also refer to:


See also[edit]

  1. ^ Online Etymology Dictionary