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adjective as in crescent

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Occasionally the cubiculum terminates in a semicircular recess, as in the upper chamber in Fig. 9.

About half-way up the ascent they came to a semicircular projection which encroached somewhat on the footway.

The semicircular orchestra CMD is the part appropriated to the senators.

The principal battery consisted of a semicircular earthwork, in which were embrasures for 13 guns.

It consists of an entrance or ground story, with semicircular headed windows and rusticated piers.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to semicircular, such as: bowed, bow-shaped, concave, convex, crescentic, and crescentiform.

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