Act vs Arc - What's the difference?

act | arc |


As a noun act

is (countable) something done, a deed.

As a verb act

is to do something.

As an acronym arc is

(pathology) aids-related complex.

act

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • , a federal territory of Australia.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A certain standardized college admissions test in the United States, originally called the (term).
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  • Coordinate terms

    * (American College Test) SAT , GMAT , MCAT , DAT

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    arc

    English

    (wikipedia arc)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (astronomy) That part of a circle which a heavenly body appears to pass through as it moves above and below the horizon.
  • (geometry) A continuous part of the circumference of a circle (circular arc) or of an other curve.
  • A curve, in general.
  • A band contained within parallel curves, or something of that shape.
  • (electrics) A flow of current across an insulating medium; especially a hot, luminous discharge between either two electrodes or as lightning.
  • A story arc.
  • (mathematics) A continuous mapping from a real interval (typically [0, 1]) into a space.
  • (graph theory) A directed edge.
  • Synonyms

    * (curve) curve, swoop * (circular arc) circular arc, circle segment * (directed edge) arrow, directed edge

    Verb

  • To move following a curved path.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=February 4 , author=Gareth Roberts , title=Wales 19-26 England , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Gatland's side got back to within striking distance when fly-half Jones's clever pass sent centre Jonathan Davies arcing round Shontayne Hape.}}
  • To form an electrical arc.
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