hemicycle

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hemicycle

[′he·mē‚sī·kəl]
(mathematics)
A curve in the form of a semicircle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hemicycle

1. A semicircular arena.
2. A room or division of a room in the form of a semicircle.
3. A semicircular recess.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.