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The Clue

Holder of a number of degrees (3 letter answer)

The Answer




The answer ARC is very common and appears about once every 44 puzzles.

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ARC as a noun:

1. (discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge) = electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
2. a continuous portion of a circle
3. (bow, arc) = something curved in shape

ARC as a verb:

1. (arch, curve, arc) = form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"