What does semicircular mean?

semicircular meaning in General Dictionary

curved into a half circle

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  • obtaining the form of half of a circle
  • Having the kind of half a circle.

semicircular meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 15c., from Latin semicirculus (see semicircle) + -ar.

semicircular - Spanish to English


Sentence Examples with the word semicircular

On the northern side a lofty semicircular cliff, reaching a height of 3714 ft., half encircles the present active cone, and descends in long slopes towards the plains below.

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