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  Jefferson National Expansion Memorial - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)
The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis’ role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century.
The park is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson’s role in opening the West, to the pioneers who helped shape its history, and to Dred Scott who sued for his freedom in the Old Courthouse.
The 630 foot stainless steel Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis’ role as the gateway to the West.
www.nps.gov /jeff   (395 words)

  
  Arch of Titus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The arch commemorates Titus' capture and sack of Jerusalem in 70, which effectively terminated the Jewish War which had begun in 66 (the Romans did not achieve complete victory until the fall of Masada in 73).
The soffit of the arch depicts the apotheosis of Titus.
In 81 A.D., the Senate erected a triple arch in honour of Titus and his capture of Jerusalem by the East end of the Circus Maximus, on the opposite side of the Palatine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arch_of_Titus   (561 words)

  
 ArtLex on Arch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Arch of Titus, in the Forum of Rome, built in 81 CE to commemorate the capture of Jerusalem.
A diaphragm arch is a transverse, wall-bearing arch that divides a vault or a ceiling into compartments, providing a kind of fire-break.
Arches may take different shapes, as in the pointed Gothic arch, the rounded Roman or Romanesque arch, or the stilted Islamic arch, but all require support from other arches or buttresses.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/a/arch.html   (767 words)

  
 arch on Encyclopedia.com
ARCH [arch] the spanning of a wall opening by means of separate units (such as bricks or stone blocks) assembled into an upward curve that maintains its shape and stability through the mutual pressure of a load and the separate pieces.
The underside of the arch is the intrados or soffit and the upper surface above the crown block (keystone) of the arch is the extrados.
In Europe the oldest known arch is the Cloaca Maxima, the huge drain at Rome built by Lucius Tarquinius Priscus c.578 BC The Romans developed the semicircular arch, modeled on earlier Etruscan structures, in the vaults and domes of their monumental buildings.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/a1/arch-ent.asp   (1014 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Arch
The span of an arch is, in circular arches, the length of its chord, and generally, the width between the points of its opposite imposts whence it springs.
Gothic semi-circular arches sometimes occur in the architecture of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
The ogee arch, like the pointed arch, may vary greatly in form, according to the character of the arch whose curve is reversed to give the upper part of the ogee, and according to the length assigned to the upper curve.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01688a.htm   (1620 words)

  
 arch (earth science) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about arch (earth science)
Most sea arches are formed from the wave erosion of a headland where the backs of two caves have met and broken through.
The roof of the arch eventually collapses to leave part of the headland isolated in the sea as a stack.
In some cases, as at Stair Hole, Dorset, England, an arch is formed when the sea has battered a hole through a cliff of hard rock (such as limestone) and has removed soft rock (such as clay) behind.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /arch+(earth+science)   (268 words)

  
 Bridge Types - Arch
Arches are good choices for crossing valleys and rivers since the arch doesn't require piers in the center.
The three-hinged arch suffers very little if there is movement in either foundation (due to earthquakes, sinking, etc.) However, the three-hinged arch experiences much more deflection and the hinges are complex and can be difficult to fabricate.
The tied arch (illustration #4) is a variation on the arch which allows construction even if the ground is not solid enough to deal with the horizontal forces.
www.matsuo-bridge.co.jp /english/bridges/basics/arch.shtm   (403 words)

  
 Arch
The scrum is a living arch, and it demonstrates all the principles of that structure.
The arches in the first picture, over the River Windrush at Barton, near Guiting Power, in the Cotswolds, must represent about the smallest size of arch that was worth building.
A pleasant feature of both arches and suspension bridges is that their structure and function are fairly clear, in combination with an attractive form.
www.brantacan.co.uk /arch.htm   (1678 words)

  
 Oracle's ARCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
ARCH is started by Oracle if the log_archive_start is set to true.
Arch can be stopped and started dynamically with alter system archive log stopstart.
ARCH copies the online redo log a bit more intelligently than how the operating system command cp or copy would do: if a log switch is forced, only the used space of the online log is copied, not the entire log file.
www.adp-gmbh.ch /ora/concepts/processes/arch.html   (236 words)

  
 An Introduction to the arch Version Control System | Linux Journal
One reason for arch's creation was to overcome some weaknesses in existing version control systems, such as the lack of atomic commits, the inability to keep track of file renames and difficulties when working on different branches of a project.
While arch's way of doing things may seem unfamiliar or arbitrary, it is flexible enough to be adapted to your ways instead of forcing you to change.
Arch might take a bit of effort to change mindsets from CVS, but it is a big improvement and well worth the effort.
www.linuxjournal.com /article.php?sid=5928   (2620 words)

  
 ARCH-Apostolate of Roman Catholic Homeschoolers - By Laws
This is a family to family apostolate located within the boundaries of the Diocese of Galveston- Houston and faithful and loyal to the Dogmas and infallible Magisterium of the Catholic Church and the Roman Pontiff.
The purpose of ARCH will be to provide support for Catholic homeschooling families through a network of friends and to provide aid to the parents in fulfilling their vocations as primary educators of their children.
A satellite is an extension of ARCH of Homeschoolers representing a specific geographic area of the diocese.
www.arch-homeschool.org /wst_page10.html   (1757 words)

  
 Kite Arch
The first "flight" of the kite arch is planned for 30 August at the RMB Kite Day.
The kite arch will be made up of around 20 or more diamond shaped kites, using a single flying line as the cross spar for each kite.
It is suggested that an arch of 20 kites is a minimum to achieve the desired effect and that it would provide a basis for further growth of the arch.
members.tripod.com /~doldrums/kitearch.html   (500 words)

  
 GNU arch - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
GNU arch is a revision control system, similar in purpose to tools such as CVS, SCCS, and Subversion.
Another goal of the arch project is to help free software development projects work better: migrating from CVS or another system to arch should help your project operate more effectively.
GNU Arch 1 (also known as tla) is currently maintained by Andy Tai.
www.gnu.org /software/gnu-arch   (387 words)

  
 Welcome to Arch Wireless - Anytime, Anywhere Wireless Access
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Arch may use the information it collects, individually or aggregated with other information, to improve its products and services, to customize its products and services, to provide notice of updates to or new features of its products and services and for other business purposes (for example, providing individuals with notice of third-party products and services).
content.arch.com /privacy   (1400 words)

  
 GNU arch -- a revision control system - Summary [Savannah]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
GNU arch is a revision control system, similar in purpose to tools such as CVS, SCCS, and Subversion.
Arch is built from the ground-up to manage changes made to entire source trees.
In addition, if you and I each create our own archives, arch is able to transparently treat those two archives as if they were one larger one -- in other words, arch is a distributed revision control system.
savannah.gnu.org /projects/gnu-arch   (641 words)

  
 Tom Lord's Software: An Overview of Gnu Arch
Arch assigns revisions meaningful, symbolic names that are globally unique among a community of arch users.
Tags in Arch are as easy to create as branches (in fact, the same mechanism is used).
Branches, in Arch, are not required to be in the same archive as the branched-from version.
regexps.srparish.net /www/arch-overview.html   (691 words)

  
 Saint Louis Gateway Arch
Large screen movies are shown on the Arch's Odyssey Theatre's four story high screen featuring a 70 mm projection system and THX Sound.
Arch trams will run daily starting at 9:20 am and ending at 5:10 pm.
Accessibility at Gateway Arch - The Arch lobby and Museum of Westward Expansion are accessible by ramps located throughout the building.
www.slfp.com /View-of-Arch.html   (646 words)

  
 An Interview with Tom Lord of Arch on Versioning Systems :: OSDir.com :: Open Source, Linux News & Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Arch's has proven to be a little off-putting to newbies, but most experienced users think it's at least pretty good.
If you use arch naively, out of the box, taking no special steps, and you try to work on a very large and/or busy project, you'll run into some bumps in the road, performance-wise.
For example, with some very limited exceptions, Arch encourages you to commit all the changes you've made to a given tree at once rather than, as in CVS, being able to commit some of these changes.
osdir.com /Article1687.phtml   (2992 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: High arch
High arch, or pes cavus, is an excessively elevated toe-to-heel arch of the foot.
Highly arched feet are much less common than flat feet and more likely to be associated with an abnormal orthopedic or neurological condition.
Unlike flat feet, highly arched feet tend to be painful because more stress is placed on the section of the foot between the ankle and the toes (metatarsals).
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001261.htm   (432 words)

  
 The Mavens' Word of the Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
You are correct that the arch in architecture (as opposed to the arch- in the word architecture, which is different, as we will see) is related to the arch- in the word archery, but the relationship is not from the trajectory of an arrow.
In English, the prefix can take the form archi- or arch- (or arche-, in the word archetype), and is used to denote things that are the earliest or most basic of their class, or individuals who direct or have authority over others in their class.
The word arch that is the subject of your question means 'coyly roguish or ironic; mischievous in a playful way'.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19980821   (487 words)

  
 Welcome to Arch Wireless - Anytime, Anywhere Wireless Access
As an Arch Wireless customer, you can use My Account to check your account balance, make payments, change your billing information, order a device, exchange a device and activate a replacement device.
Arch Wireless is dedicated to providing you with the best possible communications services available.
If you are interested in establishing EDI communications with Arch Wireless or have questions pertaining to EDI, please click here for more information.
content.arch.com /custserv   (646 words)

  
 Arch (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
There is no absolute proof that the early Israelites used arches in their buildings.
The arch was used in building the pyramids of Egypt.
The oldest existing arch is at Thebes, and bears the date B.C. There are also still found the remains of an arch, known as Robinson's Arch, of the bridge connecting Zion and Moriah.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/arch.html   (66 words)

  
 Arch Linux
We complement our official package sets with a community-operated package repository that grows in size and quality each and every day.
Our strong community is diverse and helpful, and we pride ourselves on the range of skillsets and uses for Arch that stem from it.
Also glance through our wiki if you want to learn more about Arch.
www.archlinux.org   (595 words)

  
 Arch Chemicals - The Biocides Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
NORWALK, CT, July 5, 2007 -- Arch Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: ARJ) has announced that it has purchased the remaining 51 percent of its Koppers-Arch joint venture (“KAJV”) in Australia from Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP), its joint venture partner.
A conference call to review second quarter results will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at 11:00 a.m.
Copyright © Arch Chemicals, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
www.archchemicals.com   (153 words)

  
 Computer RAM Memory Upgrades at Arch Memory
We at Arch Memory are here to help you upgrade and revitalize your computer by adding more RAM memory!
We have direct relationships with the manufacturers and carry all major computer memory brands including Dell Memory, HP Memory, Samsung Memory, Micron Memory, Toshiba Memory and more.
Copyright ® 2003-2007, Arch Memory, All rights reserved.
www.archmemory.com   (122 words)

  
 GNU Arch, etc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
You are probably here to read about GNU Arch, the free software democratic, distributed, peer to peer revision control system.
For more information, see the GNU Arch Wiki.
Hopefully you are especially interested in the the GNU Arch 2.0 project
www.gnuarch.org   (63 words)

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