semicircle

[ sem-i-sur-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF semicircle

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Outside the wide doors of the corridor the wheel-chairs were arranged in a semicircle.

Seated on the ground, in a semicircle, were half a dozen dejected prisoners.

He reached a chair placed in the focus of the gathering, which sat in a semicircle.

They stood in the middle of the semicircle, immediately facing the bishop.

The latter is laid out in a semicircle, and is crowned by cupolas and minarets.

And at their foot the semicircle of a beach gleamed faintly, like an illusion.

They lingered over the semicircle of bayonets and rested fondly on musket-racks.

Coronula: a circle or semicircle of spines at the apex of the tibia.

He took off his hat and swept it in front of him in a semicircle from left to right.

Compare "antiseptic," "antinomian," "ultramontane," "semicircle."

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