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 ?
She looked, as she said those words, towards an archway at the further end of the room, closed by curtains of purple velvet.
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.
Bambridge was standing at his leisure under the large archway leading into the yard of the Green Dragon.
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.
The officer bowed, and a few minutes afterwards the gallop of a horse was heard resounding in the vaulted archway.
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.
At last, convinced by the oft-recurring phenomenon, I cast my all upon the left-hand archway; yet it was with a lingering doubt that I turned a parting look at the sullen waters which rolled, dark and forbidding, from beneath the grim, low archway on the right.
Madame de Morcerf entered an archway of trees with her companion.
He went under the archway that led to the precincts, there was not a soul there, and the rooks were silent in the elms.
Then a mouse ran up the cushions, and with a terrified leap poor Jinjur shot clear over the head of the Scarecrow and escaped through an archway -- never pausing in her wild career until she had reached the city gates.
A servant in waiting took my horse, and I entered the Gothic archway of the hall.
The shrubs under the archway swayed and burst apart, as that unwelcome guest was shot out of them like a cannon-ball.