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synonyms for semicircle

  • arc
  • hemicycle
See also synonyms for: semicircular
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How to use semicircle in a sentence

The next morning, Kerry joins his counterparts on the stage of the primary convention hall, surrounded by hundreds of youth climate activists seated in a semicircle surrounding the stage.
JOHN KERRY IS BRINGING AMERICA BACK INTO THE CLIMATE FIGHTJUSTIN WORLAND/NAPLES. ITALYOCTOBER 28, 2021TIME
The cap on this tree-growing mushroom is a wide semicircle, flat on the bottom and hoof-shaped on top.
THE TWO TYPES OF FUNGI YOU WANT IN YOUR FIRE-STARTING KITBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 16, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In this case, the best you could do was to cut the semicircle in half, forming two quarter-circles that could be stacked directly on top of each other.
CAN YOU EAT ALL THE CHOCOLATES?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSOCTOBER 2, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He ate half of it, and he wants to save the remaining semicircle of pizza in his refrigerator.
CAN YOU SAVE SOME COLD PIZZA?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSSEPTEMBER 25, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When we reached high ground again the twilight was fading to a semicircle of bloodshot gray in the northwest.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The French troops, strung out in a great semicircle on the Ebro, were quickly concentrated.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
On the outside, two small flights of steps, forming a semicircle, lead up to the top.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The temples, twenty-seven in number, are excavated in tall perpendicular cliffs, which form a semicircle.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Some twenty of the boys went up, and stood in a large semicircle round the desk.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Catherine, standing at the centre of a semicircle of the courtiers and maids of honor, kept silence.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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WORDS RELATED TO SEMICIRCLE

  • arc
  • archway
  • bend
  • bow
  • curvature
  • dome
  • semicircle
  • span
  • vault
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