overarch

/oh'veuhr ahrch"/, v.t.
1. to span with or like an arch: A new bridge overarches the river.
v.i.
2. to form an arch over something: a cerulean sky overarching in the early twilight.
[1660-70; OVER- + ARCH1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • overarch — [ō΄vər ärch′] vt., vi. to form an arch over (something) …   English World dictionary

  • overarch — verb To form an arch over something …   Wiktionary

  • overarch — v. form an arch; arch over …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overarch — verb 1》 form an arch over. 2》 [as adjective overarching] all embracing …   English new terms dictionary

  • overarch — o•ver•arch [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈɑrtʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to span with or like an arch 2) to form an arch over something • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • overarch — /oʊvərˈatʃ/ (say ohvuhr ahch) verb (t) 1. to span with or like an arch. –verb (i) 2. to form an arch over something …   Australian English dictionary

  • overarch — v.tr. form an arch over. Derivatives: overarching adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • arch over — verb form an arch over Big rocks overarch the stream • Syn: ↑overarch • Verb Frames: Something s something …   Useful english dictionary

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