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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Chapman selected green vector 2 only to fist or sling the ball, a deep V-pass off the right wall, if the opponent took an aggressive position near Chapman's body on the closer gray semicircle, as indicated by the smaller "O's."
In the center of the flag is a golden stylized crown with a semicircle of 7 five-pointed stars above it.
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figure By DAVID MATENDE br A starry-eyed man walked towards an empty chair in the hall, where about 50 other people were seated in a semicircle, waiting for a meeting to start.
From about 1720-1760, the spread reverted to 160 degrees and, after that, they increased to greater than the semicircle.
She explained: "It was just a Marvel social gathering; we ended up being in a semicircle, a bunch of the women, so we were just kind of talking about how fun that would be.
There are no markings on the side plate other than a mark by the flash hole and a scribed semicircle with arrows on each end.
A simple example is Wigner's semicircle law for the eigenvalue density that holds in the large N limit for matrices whose entries are independent and identically distributed.
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"Whether arranged in a semicircle or horseshoe, as opposing benches or classroom style, the seats in these halls not only offer clues to a nation's history, but also the atmosphere in which its laws are shaped," contend Dutch architects Max Cohen de Lara and David Mulder van der Vegt.