hemicycle

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hem·i·cy·cle

 (hĕm′ĭ-sī′kəl)
n.
1. A semicircle.
2. A semicircular structure or arrangement.

[French hémicycle, from Latin hēmicyclium, from Greek hēmikuklion : hēmi-, hemi- + kuklos, circle; see cycle.]

hemicycle

(ˈhɛmɪˌsaɪkəl)
n
1. (Architecture) a semicircular structure, room, arena, wall, etc
2. (Mathematics) a rare word for semicircle
hemicyclic adj

hem•i•cy•cle

(ˈhɛm ɪˌsaɪ kəl)

n.
1. a semicircle.
2. a semicircular structure.
[1595–1605; < French hémicycle < Latin hēmicyclium < Greek hēmikýklion. See hemi-, cycle]
hem`i•cy′clic (-ˈsaɪ klɪk, -ˈsɪk lɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemicycle - a plane figure with the shape of half a circlehemicycle - a plane figure with the shape of half a circle
plane figure, two-dimensional figure - a two-dimensional shape
Translations

hemicycle

[ˈhemɪsaɪkl] Nhemiciclo m