• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arris (Arch) The sharp edge or salient angle formed by two surfaces meeting each other, whether plane or curved; -- applied particularly to the edges in moldings, and to the raised edges which separate the flutings in a Doric column.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arris A sharp edge, as of a squared stone or piece of wood. Specifically
    • n arris In architecture, the line, edge, or hip in which the two straight or curved surfaces of a body, forming an exterior angle, meet; especially, the sharp ridge between two adjoining channels of a Doric column.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Arris ar′ris a sharp ridge or edge on stone or metal.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. areste, F. arête, fr. L. arista, the top or beard of an ear of grain, the bone of a fish
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Arête.


In literature:

How proud 'ARRY will be to hear of his classical prototype!
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, December 19, 1891" by Various
ARRY STUFFY KNEES sounds pooty ropy; he's one of their classickal pets; Old THOOSY DIDES, too, he's another.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 101, December 26, 1891" by Various
You're goin' with 'Arry, ain't yer?
"Liza of Lambeth" by W. Somerset Maugham
Sir 'Arry,' asked the huntsman, ''ow is't possible?
"Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" by R. S. Surtees
To throw the spoon at 'Arry was merely his playful mode of announcing his identity.
"Observations of an Orderly" by Ward Muir
The sheriff, finishing his search of 'Arry's pockets, stepped back.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
A little chin-music from your oncle 'Arry shall finish it!
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
It differs from a bevel in that a bevel inclines all the way to the next arris, while a chamfer makes a new arris, Fig.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
I'm just "all there," no 'ARRY; I've the money, so I score!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, March 11, 1893" by Various
On one angle of each pillar, an attached column supports the spring of one arris of the vault.
"Romanesque Art in Southern Manche: Album" by Marie Lebert
There wos 'Arry Brown; 'e wanted a kid, and 'e 'ated kittens.
"Bindle" by Herbert Jenkins
Dropped 'er 'at the feet of yours, truly, and 'ARRY, of course, was all there.
"Punch, or the London Charivari. Volume 93, September 10, 1887" by Various
You see, 'Arry gets his living by birds, and we can keep 'em alive up there better.
"Original Penny Readings" by George Manville Fenn
That's a sentence As 'ot as 'ARRY 'ORKINS'S, and no place for repentance.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 105, August 26th 1893" by Various
Andries was to take the wagon back to Kuboos and thence to Arris, where he would wait for me.
"Lodges in the Wilderness" by William Charles Scully
Can you tell wot the gemman means, 'Arry?
"The Cruise of the Land-Yacht "Wanderer"" by Gordon Stables
Me and young Arris climbed a tree overlookin' the ground.
"The Sailor" by J. C. Snaith
How proud 'Arry will be to hear of his classical prototype!
"Mr. Punch's Cockney Humour" by Various
Also there is a slight flavour of plain 'Arriett with her 'Arry, though she favours more the reaches of the river near to London.
"England" by Frank Fox

In poetry:

Now 'Arry Cox 'e drives a car
For Doctor Percy Gray.
Ses 'e to me: "On Sund'y nex'
The Doc. will be away.
'Ow is it for a little trip
To Fernville for the day?
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis
Wot if we sung a song or two?
Wot it they 'eard us shout?
Is song an' laughter things to curse
An' make a fuss about?
"Go faster! faster!" Lena screams.
An' 'Arry let 'er out.
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis
Ah Gawd! It makes me sick to think
Of what I 'eard an' seen;
Poor 'Arry like a wet rag flung
Across the wrecked machine;
An' Rose, 'er far all chiner-white
Against the gory green.
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis
It's easy now fer folks to talk
who might have done the same.
We meant no 'arm to anyone,
An' 'Arry knew 'is game.
'Twas like a flash, the skid -- the crash.
An' we was not to blame.
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis
Now, Lena was a dashin' piece,
'Igh-spirited an' flash.
'Twas plain enough to me that day
That 'Arry'd done 'is dash.
An' Rose -- (Ah! how 'er eyes did stare)
Rose was my speshul mash.
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis
We never seen the bloke ahead!
'Ow can they call us rash?
I jist seen 'Arry move to shove
'Is arm around 'is mash;
I seen 'er jump to grab the wheel,
Then, Lord!...there came the smash!
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis

In news:

Arris picks Celeno's Wi-Fi tech for its new D3 gateways.
Has Arris Group Made You Any Real Money.
Arris improves CMTS software.
AMSTERDAM — Arri ( is at the IBC show with its new "Ready to Shoot Kits" for Blackmagic 's Cinema Camera, which got a lot of attention during its introduction back at NAB in April.
The kits from the Arri Pro Camera Accessories (PCA) line are built for a wide variety of users, situations and environments.
Kabel Deutschland uses Arris gear to hit 4.7 Gbps.
Fifty Percent of Camera Maker ARRI Sold.
Robert Arnold—the son of ARRI's co-founder, August Arnold—is selling his 50 percent share in the Munich-headquartered camera maker to the grandchildren of co-founder Robert Richter, ARRI announced on Tuesday.
A new addition to Arri's L-Series LED Fresnels, the L7-T is a 3,200K single-color tungsten version of the L7-C.
Arry Forrest is an upscale hack writer with a gimmick, and Georgia Whyte is a painter with a singular determination and vision.
A 700-MHz wireless system jointly developed by VCom, Inc (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) and ARRIS (Suwanee, GA) has been accepted by the Rural Utility Service ( RUS ) for purchase under the RUS Broadband Loan Program.
Array BioPharma Inc (Nasdaq: ARRY) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Ron Squarer, will speak at the Piper Jaffray Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City.
Arris close to critical mass with IPTV demo.
ARRI Alexa Digital Camera .
Alexa from ARRI is a range of 35mm-format digital camera s designed around a newly developed CMOS sensor.

In science:

The canonical process is well-described by Meadows : when a manuscript first arri ves at the editorial office of a journal, it is examined by the editor, who may reject it out of hand either because it is out of scope or because it is of such low quality that it cannot be considered at all.
On a Reliable Peer-Review Process
When a new experiment in the field of particle physics is c arried out, one would certainly expect an increased production of papers on that topic.
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy