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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arcoadjective

    (of instruments in the violin family) to be played with the bow


  1. arcoadverb

    A note in string instrument musical notation indicating that the bow is to be used in the usual way, usually following a passage that is played pizzicato.

  2. Etymology: from arco


  1. ARCO

    ARCO ( AR-koh) is a brand of gasoline stations currently owned by Marathon Petroleum after BP sold its rights. BP commercializes the brand in Northern California, Oregon and Washington, while Marathon has rights for the rest of the United States and in Mexico.ARCO had been established in 1966 as the "Atlantic Richfield Company", an independent oil and gas company formed after the merger of Atlantic Petroleum and the Richfield Oil Corporation.


  1. arco

    Arco is a term used in music to indicate that a string instrument should be played with a bow, as opposed to being plucked. The word "arco" is derived from the Italian word for bow.


  1. ARCO

    Atlantic Richfield Company is an American oil company with operations in the United States as well as in Indonesia, the North Sea, and the South China Sea. It has more than 1,300 gas stations in the western part of the United States. ARCO was originally formed by the merger of East Coast-based Atlantic Refining and California-based Richfield Oil Corporation in 1966. A subsequent merger in 1969 brought in Sinclair Oil Corporation. It became a subsidiary of UK-based BP in 2000 through its BP West Coast Products LLC affiliate. On August 13, 2012, it was announced that Tesoro is purchasing Arco and its refinery for $2.5 billion. However, the deal has come under fire due to increasing fuel prices, with many activists urging state and federal regulators to block the sale due to concerns that it would reduce competition and could lead to higher fuel prices at ARCO stations. ARCO is known for its low-priced gasoline compared to other national brands, mainly due to an early 1980s decision to emphasize cost cutting and alternative sources of income. ARCO is headquartered in La Palma, California.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. arco

    A metal composed of 70 parts of pure copper, 27 of zinc, and 3 of lead; used for the brass-work of small-arms.

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    Song lyrics by arco -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by arco on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. ARCO

    What does ARCO stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ARCO acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ARCO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Arco is ranked #61436 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Arco surname appeared 327 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Arco.

    61.1% or 200 total occurrences were White.
    32.4% or 106 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    5.2% or 17 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for arco »

  1. Caro

  2. raco

  3. ocra

  4. rcao

  5. caor

  6. coar

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arco in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arco in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of arco in a Sentence

  1. Riccardo Chailly:

    Giovanna d'Arco was essential for Verdi's future, verdi was a master at recounting internal distress.

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