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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arcadenoun

    a covered passageway with shops and stalls on either side

  2. arcade, colonnadenoun

    a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns


  1. arcadenoun

    A row of arches.

    Etymology: arcade, from arcata, from arcus.

  2. arcadenoun

    A covered passage, usually with shops on both sides.

    Etymology: arcade, from arcata, from arcus.

  3. arcadenoun

    Establishment running coin-operated games.

    Etymology: arcade, from arcata, from arcus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arcadenoun

    a series of arches with the columns or piers which support them, the spandrels above, and other necessary appurtenances; sometimes open, serving as an entrance or to give light; sometimes closed at the back (as in the cut) and forming a decorative feature

    Etymology: [F. arcade, Sp. arcada, LL. arcata, fr. L. arcus bow, arch.]

  2. Arcadenoun

    a long, arched building or gallery

    Etymology: [F. arcade, Sp. arcada, LL. arcata, fr. L. arcus bow, arch.]

  3. Arcadenoun

    an arched or covered passageway or avenue

    Etymology: [F. arcade, Sp. arcada, LL. arcata, fr. L. arcus bow, arch.]


  1. Arcade

    Arcade is a fictional character, a supervillain in the Marvel Comics Universe created by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. Arcade first appeared in Marvel Team-Up, vol. 1, issue #65. Arcade became one of the more popular villains in the Marvel Comics universe during the 1980s, and did battle with many other superheroes. Although confrontations with him rarely last more than one or two issues he has done battle with numerous superheroes from various corners of the Marvel Universe, although he has never once defeated any of them.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arcade

    ärk-ād′, n. a row of arches supported by columns—the Gothic counterpart to the classical colonnade: the row of piers, or columns and arches, by which the aisles are divided from the nave of a church, or by which cloisters are enclosed: a walk arched over: a long arched gallery lined with shops on both sides. [Fr.—L. arcata, arched. See Arch.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arcade in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arcade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Zak Shaikh:

    I don't think Apple Arcade matters as much whether in this first year that they've broken any records, they're definitely going for high-quality, and high-quality global( content). You'll start to see the fruits of that in a couple of years. As long as they survive... Not every service is going to survive the next five years because there's too many options.

  2. Jeffrey Cole:

    Even though it's priced less than Disney and Netflix and a lot less than HBO, I think the future of Apple TV + is only going to be as a giveaway to Apple Arcade hardware, i don't think it's going to earn very many subscribers on its own, it doesn't offer enough to compete with Disney and Netflix.

  3. Laila Shabir:

    I really enjoyed sneaking out of my house with my sister and going to the arcade. Playing ‘Tekken,’ ‘Street Fighter,’.

  4. Tom Forte:

    From a hardware standpoint, I think you can make the argument that it's been more iterative than revolutionary, but I think that diminishes Apple CEO Tim CookFrom contribution to the company, apple CEO Tim CookFrom said...' What can Apple Arcade be ? Apple Arcade can be Apple Arcade, Apple Arcade can be Apple Arcade, Apple Arcade can be much more than the App Store.'.

  5. Mike Bailey:

    It's possibly the most successful handoff from strength to strength in corporate history, apple Arcade, frankly, needed a cheerleader and a politician, possibly more than a micromanaging, stressed out founder.

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    a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
    • A. flunkey
    • B. congius
    • C. swag
    • D. instigation

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