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Spanish Word of the Day: Arco

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Arco

Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/16/2000
Word: Arco
(AR-co), sustantivo masculino
English: arch
Etymology: Del latín arcus.
Meaning: 1. Porción continua de una curva. 2. Arq. Elemento arquitectónico con forma curva que sirve para cubrir unhueco entre dos pilares o puntos fijos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura
Example:

"En la misma proporción han de disminuir los arcos, machones, contrafuertes, puertas y ventanas."
("La Construcción de la torre de Babel" JUAN BENET)