archway


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arch·way

 (ärch′wā′)
n.
1. A passageway under an arch.
2. An arch over an entrance or passageway.

archway

(ˈɑːtʃˌweɪ)
n
(Architecture) a passageway or entrance under an arch or arches

arch•way

(ˈɑrtʃˌweɪ)

n.
1. an entrance or passage under an arch.
2. an arch over a passage.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archway - a passageway under a curved masonry constructionarchway - a passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"
entrance, entranceway, entryway, entree, entry - something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
Translations
مَدْخَل ذو قَنْطَره
chodbaklenutý průchod
bueganghvælving
árkádok
bogahliî, bogagöng
klenutý priechod/vchod
kemer altı geçidikemerli geçit

archway

[ˈɑːtʃweɪ] N (= passage) → pasaje m abovedado; (= arch) → arco m

archway

[ˈɑːrtʃweɪ] nvoûte farc light nlampe f à arc

archway

nTorbogen m

archway

[ˈɑːtʃweɪ] n (passage) → (passaggio a) volta; (arch) → arco, arcata

arch

(aːtʃ) noun
1. the top part of a door etc or a support for a roof etc which is built in the shape of a curve.
2. a monument which is shaped like an arch. the Marble Arch in London.
3. anything that is like an arch in shape. The rainbow formed an arch in the sky.
4. the raised part of the sole of the foot.
verb
to (cause to) be in the shape of an arch. The cat arched its back.
arched adjective
an arched doorway.
ˈarchway noun
an arched passage, door or entrance.
References in classic literature ?
They overhung the archway, thrust themselves between the bars of the great gate with a sweet welcome to passers-by, and lined the avenue, winding through lemon trees and feathery palms up to the villa on the hill.
We stopped at the principal hotel, which was in the market-place; it was a very large one; we drove under an archway into a long yard, at the further end of which were the stables and coachhouses.
We went tearing along in a most exhilarating way, and I performed the delicate duties of my office very well indeed for a first attempt; but perceiving, presently, that I really was going to shoot the bridge itself instead of the archway under it, I judiciously stepped ashore.
Barkis solemnly made a sign to me with his forefinger to come under an archway.
It was tempting to think of that expensive Mercenary publicly airing his boots in the archway of the Blue Boar's posting-yard; it was almost solemn to imagine him casually produced in the tailor's shop and confounding the disrespectful senses of Trabb's boy.
Now he led them a little way till they came to a place where the soil was trampled as it is at the entrance to a cattle kraal, and they saw that there was a low cave which led into the cliff, like an archway such as you white men build.
Callous, concentrated on evil, with stained mind, and soul hungry for rebellion, Dorian Gray hastened on, quickening his step as he went, but as he darted aside into a dim archway, that had served him often as a short cut to the ill-famed place where he was going, he felt himself suddenly seized from behind, and before be had time to defend himself, he was thrust back against the wall, with a brutal hand round his throat.
It struck me as a very strange thing that a river of clear fresh water, which gushed out from the mountain not far from where we stood, instead of flowing into the sea as rivers generally do, turned off sharply, and flowed out of sight under a natural archway of rock, and when I went to examine it more closely I found that inside the cave the walls were thick with diamonds, and rubies, and masses of crystal, and the floor was strewn with ambergris.
I took from their sconces two flambeaux, and giving one to Fortunato, bowed him through several suites of rooms to the archway that led into the vaults.
A servant in waiting took my horse, and I entered the Gothic archway of the hall.
I shall never forget the last glimpse which I had of the inn yard and its crowd of picturesque figures,all crossing themselves, as they stood round the wide archway, with its background of rich foliage of oleander and orange trees in green tubs clustered in the centre of the yard.
Madame de Morcerf entered an archway of trees with her companion.