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OTHER WORDS FROM semicirclesem·i·cir·cu·lar [sem-i-sur-kyuh-ler], /ˌsɛm ɪˈsɜr kyə lər/, adjectivesem·i·cir·cu·lar·ly, adverbsem·i·cir·cu·lar·ness, noun
Words nearby semicircle
Example sentences from the Web for semicircle
The cap on this tree-growing mushroom is a wide semicircle, flat on the bottom and hoof-shaped on top.The two types of fungi you want in your fire-starting kit|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|February 16, 2021|Popular Science
In this case, the best you could do was to cut the semicircle in half, forming two quarter-circles that could be stacked directly on top of each other.
He ate half of it, and he wants to save the remaining semicircle of pizza in his refrigerator.
In less than sixty seconds he would become the focus of a hidden and annihilating fire from a semicircle of houses.The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He then spread his arms dramatically, drawing a semicircle of emptiness.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
When we reached high ground again the twilight was fading to a semicircle of bloodshot gray in the northwest.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The French troops, strung out in a great semicircle on the Ebro, were quickly concentrated.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
On the outside, two small flights of steps, forming a semicircle, lead up to the top.
The temples, twenty-seven in number, are excavated in tall perpendicular cliffs, which form a semicircle.
Some twenty of the boys went up, and stood in a large semicircle round the desk.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for semicircle
- one half of a circle
- half the circumference of a circle