semicircular window

semicircular window

1. A window having a semicircle at its head.
2. A window having the shape of a semicircle, often placed above a door or in a tympanum; also called a D-window.
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To represent the semicircular window (i.e., the curved window in the plan view), the window was divided into 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, and 32 segments, or facets, for various runs of the simulation software.
The speakers at the funeral faced a semicircular window of stained glass with a rainbow sunburst and the words SEEK PEACE AND PURSUE IT arching over the top.
Comparing them to the earlier Romanesque cathedrals, one can observe that the semicircular window arches were substituted with pointed ones.
It was similar to its neighbours but had a few more bells and whistles, such as the semicircular window at the back, which I think looks a bit like a ship."
Graphics were produced for both the North and South windows of the building, including the arched semicircular window. In addition to outside graphics, Photomation also made floor graphics for all three main entrances to the Pond and added column graphics to two floors of the arena.
A distinctive semicircular window in the back wall echoes the rounded ends of the tub; on the side facing a neighbor, a narrow, openable window high in the wall provides light, privacy, and venting.
"The semicircular windows and Art Deco cornicing works well in contrast to modern additions such as black granite work tops and our freestanding bath," says Laura.
Thermal windows are large semicircular windows (or niches), usually divided into three window compartments by two vertical mullions.
In the operating rooms, this was solved by adding ceiling-mounted skylights, while in the patient rooms, large, semicircular windows offer a view over the street or of the courtyard below, depending on the orientation.