ARC may stand for:


*ARC Diversified, a non-profit organization that manufactures food products and employs the severely disabled
*ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge, Inc., an architectural design firm located in Cambridge, Massachusetts
*American Record Company (1904–1908), a United States record label
*American Record Corporation (1929–1938), a United States record label
*American Reprographics Company, the largest reprographics company in the United States
*Amalgamated Roadstone Corporation, a British stone quarrying company
*African Rainforest Conservancy, an environmental nonprofit

Computing and gaming

*Attack Retrieve Capture, a free, multiplayer, 2D computer game originally created by John Vechey and Brian Fiete
*ARC (file format), a file format by SEA that was very popular before Phil Katz's introduction of the ZIP format
*ARC International, a computer processor designer
*ARC Macro Language, a high-level algorithmic language for ArcInfo geographic information systems
*Adaptive Replacement Cache, a cache management algorithm with better performance than LRU
*Advanced Resource Connector, a Grid middleware developed by NorduGrid
*Advanced RISC Computing, a specification promulgated by a defunct consortium of computer manufacturers
*Advanced Resource Connector, a middleware for computational grids
*Aspect Ratio Converter, a hardware device which changes the Aspect Ratio of a Video Signal

Government and politics

*Administrative Reform Council, the military regime that governed Thailand following the 2006 coup d'état ousting Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra
*Administrative Reforms Commission, the commission appointed by Government of India for reforms in public administration
*A Japanese alien registration card
*Appalachian Regional Commission, a United States federal-state partnership that works with the people of Appalachia
*Atlanta Regional Commission, a regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency
*Auckland Regional Council, a local government entity of the Auckland Region of New Zealand
*Australian Research Council, the Australian Government’s main agency for allocating research funding to academics and researchers in Australian universities
*Alien Resident Certificate, for foreign residents of Taiwan

Humanitarian and religious organizations

*Alliance for Rabies Control, a charity working on eradicating rabies worldwide
*American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education inside the United States
*Arthritis Research Campaign, UK medical charity
*Society for the Arts, Religion and Contemporary Culture, a religious organization
*Affinity, Reality and Communication, the component parts of Understanding in Scientology

Modern culture

*Advance reading copy, an early copy of a book which is sent to reviewers, bookstores, and magazines
*Andromeda Research Corporation, a fictional corporation in the computer game "Uplink"
*Anomaly Research Centre, the "Home Office" for the TV series "Primeval"
*Automation and Remote Control, a Russian periodical
*Advanced Recon Commando, part of the elite special forces of clone troopers under the Grand Army of the Republic in the fictional Star Wars universe=Engineering=

*"A.R.C.", an album by Circle (jazz band)

Research organizations

*Aging Research Centre, an independent non-profit educational research centre with facilities in Berkeley, California and in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
*Alberta Research Council, an Alberta government funded applied research and development (R&D) corporation
*ARC in Karolinska Institutet, a multidisciplinary aging research center with collaboration from Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University
*Arthritis Research Campaign, a British medical research charity dedicated to curing arthritis
*Augmentation Research Center, a center founded by electrical engineer Douglas Engelbart to develop and experiment with new tools and techniques for collaboration and information processing
*Australian Research Council, the Australian Government's main research funding body for tertiary institions
*Aviation Research Centre, a part of the Research and Analysis Wing of the Cabinet Secretariat
*NASA Ames Research Center, a NASA facility located at Moffett Federal Airfield


*African Rally Championship, an international automobile rally championship
*Athletics-Recreation Center, a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Valparaiso, Indiana
*Atlanta Rowing Club, a rowing club in Roswell, Georgia
*Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, a transatlantic sailing competition
*Australian Rally Championship, a 6 Round National motorsport Championship run in forested countryside throughout Australia
*Australian Rugby Championship, a former Australian national rugby competition


*ARC-5, a series of radio receivers, transmitters, and accessories used by U.S. Navy aircraft during World War II and some years after
*ARC (Callsign), the acronym used by the Colombian National Armada ships
*ARC (station), Amtrak's station in Arcata, California
*ARC (language), or Aramaic, a group of Semitic languages with a 3,000-year history
*Arc @ UNSW, the principal student organisation at the University of New South Wales
*Access to the Region’s Core, a construction project in New York City
*AIDS-related complex, a condition in which antibody tests are positive for the HIV virus
*American River College, a community college in Sacramento County, California

ee also

*Advanced Recon Commando

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  • arc — ARC. s. masc. (On prononce le C.) Sorte d arme courbée en demi cercle, et servant à tirer des flèches. Arc de corne. La poignée d un arc. Bander, débander un arc. Tirer de l arc. Cela est courbé en arc. f♛/b] On dit proverbialement et figurém.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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  • arc — à fleches, Arcus. Bander un arc, ou le tendre, Adducere arcum, Intendere, Curuare, Lentare, Lunare, Sinuare, Tendere. Arc bandé, Arcus intentus, vel contentus. Desbander un arc, Retendere arcum. Arc desbandé, Arcus retentus. En façon d arc,… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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