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sem·i·cir·cle

 (sĕm′ĭ-sûr′kəl)
n.
1. A half of a circle as divided by a diameter.
2. An object or arrangement of objects or people in the shape of half a circle.

sem′i·cir′cu·lar (-kyə-lər) adj.

semicircle

(ˈsɛmɪˌsɜːkəl)
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one half of a circle
b. half the circumference of a circle
2. anything having the shape or form of half a circle
semicircular adj
ˌsemiˈcircularly adv

sem•i•cir•cle

(ˈsɛm ɪˌsɜr kəl)

n.
1. half of a circle; the arc from one end of a diameter to the other.
2. anything having or arranged in the form of a half of a circle.
[1520–30; < Latin sēmicirculus. See semi-, circle]
sem`i•cir′cu•lar (-ˈsɜr kyə lər) adj.
sem`i•cir′cu•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semicircle - a plane figure with the shape of half a circlesemicircle - a plane figure with the shape of half a circle
plane figure, two-dimensional figure - a two-dimensional shape
Translations
نِصْفُ دَائِرَةنِصْف دائِرَه
půlkruh
halvcirkel
puoliympyrä
polukrug
félkör
hálfhringur
半円
반원
išdėstytas puslankiupuslankispusratis
pusaplispusloks
polkruh
halvcirkel
ครึ่งวงกลม
hình bán nguyệt

semicircle

[ˈsemɪˌsɜːkl] Nsemicírculo m

semicircle

[ˈsɛmɪˌsɜːkl] nsemicerchio

semicircle

(ˈsemisəːkl) noun
a half circle. The chairs were arranged in a semicircle round the speaker.
ˌsemiˈcircular (-ˈsəːkju-) adjective

semicircle

نِصْفُ دَائِرَة půlkruh halvcirkel Halbkreis ημικύκλιο semicírculo puoliympyrä demi-cercle polukrug semicerchio 半円 반원 halve cirkel halvsirkel półkole semicírculo полукруг halvcirkel ครึ่งวงกลม yarım daire hình bán nguyệt 半圆形
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In chapter XIII, entitled 'In The Boat,' the view expands even further, as Doctor Antonio takes Lucy and Sir John for a boat ride past the promontory of Bordighera: 'A glorious extent of hilly coast against a background of lofty mountains, stretched semicircularly from east to west, all along into capes and creeks, and studded with towns and villages, full of original character' (223-224).
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