semicircle


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semicircle

a. one half of a circle
b. half the circumference of a circle

semicircle

[′sem·i‚sər·kəl]
(mathematics)
One of the two parts of a circle that extend from one end of a diameter to the other, and whose length is one-half that of the circle.
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The semicircle on the sides can be moved up and down to where users find it most convenient.
Ace in particular was laid out in nine banks radially on a semicircle.
The whole of the British Front that night seemed to be in a semicircle.
On the basis of feasibility report, NHAI has made detail project report of semicircle outer ring road comprising 90 metres wide two lanes from each side of the road, including the divider, followed by 30 metres of green belt on the both sides of the road.
Summary: Divided by their voice type, new members of the Tripoli-based Fayha Choir sat in a semicircle, awaiting a command from their conductor.
Based on orthogonal experiment theory, with the help of theoretical analysis and finite element method software ANSYS, Gao and Li [19, 20] calculated and compared the bearing capacities of U-type steel support in horseshoe roadway, circular roadway, and semicircle arch roadway under different load.
It's like describing a rainbow as just a 'coloured semicircle in the sky', the love you feel for your newborn as 'sort of strong' or Idris Elba massaging your feet as 'ok'.
New Zealand took the lead in the sixth minute as Harry Miskimmnim scored from the top of the semicircle after picking up a rebound.
The configuration in Figure 1a is referred to here as the semicircle and Figure 1b as the quadrant.
The original university buildings, designed in 1902 by the architects Aston Webb and Ingress Bell, are in the form of a huge semicircle of Accrington red brick: the epitome of the red-brick university.
REACH FORWARD TO BEGIN A FIFTH SET, but this time let your fingertips arc overhead, drawing a semicircle on the floor.
If they had a family crest, in a looping semicircle it would read: "they just don't make horses like they used to".