Arc vs Flye - What's the difference?

arc | flye |


As nouns the difference between arc and flye

is that arc is (astronomy) that part of a circle which a heavenly body appears to pass through as it moves above and below the horizon while flye is (weightlifting) an exercise performed by moving extended arms through an arc while the elbows are kept at a fixed angle, especially those done to exercise the chest muscles.

As a verb arc

is to move following a curved path.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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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    flye

    English

    Alternative forms

    * fly

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (weightlifting) An exercise performed by moving extended arms through an arc while the elbows are kept at a fixed angle, especially those done to exercise the chest muscles.
  • * 1974 , Charles Gaines & George Butler, Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding , page 22.
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