[ US /ˌsɛmaɪˈsɝkjəɫɝ, ˌsɛməˈsɝkjəɫɝ, ˌsɛmiˈsɝkjəɫɝ/ ]
[ UK /sˌɛmɪsˈɜːkjʊlɐ/ ]
  1. curved into a half circle
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How To Use semicircular In A Sentence

  • Architecturally they incorporate the low roofs, polygonal towers and shallow, semicircular domes of the Byzantine mode.
  • Converted into a home in the 1940s, it has a semicircular sitting room. Times, Sunday Times
  • He had witnessed diminutive bison with semicircular horns; animals "of a bluish lead color, about the size of a goat, with a head and beard like him, and a single horn, slightly inclined forward from the perpendicular"; and "a strange amphibious creature, of a spherical form, which rolled with great velocity across the pebbly beach" of a lunar island. Kim Kardashian Fails the P.T. Barnum Test
  • The formerly semicircular forestage that connected the audience to the actors became a straight and narrow apron that divided the two groups.
  • A narrow gorge opens upon a semicircular hollow lined with ochraceous or ferruginous matter; in fact, part of the filon, which sends off fibrils in all directions. The Land of Midian
  • What is taking semicircular pieces out of my rose leaves? Times, Sunday Times
  • Like your triceps, you usually work your biceps through a semicircular plane, so training them on a straight plane can be a welcome change.
  • With the looping left-right into the semicircular end-turn coming up fast, go hard on the brakes, and turn in firmly before pushing up the power again to aim for the exit.
  • A large convex molding, semicircular in cross section, located at the base of a classical column.
  • At the far end was a kind of semicircular nave with built-in benches, which reminded me of a sauna. Archive 2006-08-01
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