Synonyms for semi-circles

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Sometimes there are rings around them, and sometimes they have only semi-circles.

Presently they curve in semi-circles, or rise bravely in the lee of some great rock, to bend at right angles from its top.

A large number of shrines are shewn, ranged in semi-circles behind the reredos.

On the other hand, for a lighter effect, make the windows wider and crown them with semi-circles or pointed Gothic arches.

These now famous tracks have a center formed by a parallelogram, with the upper and lower ends rounded into semi-circles.

Much commoner was the custom of burning circles or semi-circles on the face or breast by means of strips of burning bark.

The plan of its streets is remarkable; the thoroughfares are a series of semi-circles with their points to the Zuyder Zee.

Along the edge of the woods the teepees were pitched in groups or semi-circles, each band distinct from the others.

The windows, like those in the outer narthex, have a central arch between two semi-circles (Fig. 63).