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synonyms for semicircular

  • bow-shaped
  • bowed
  • concave
  • convex
  • crescent-shaped
  • crescentic
  • crescentiform
  • curved
  • falcate
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How to use semicircular in a sentence

Occasionally the cubiculum terminates in a semicircular recess, as in the upper chamber in Fig. 9.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
About half-way up the ascent they came to a semicircular projection which encroached somewhat on the footway.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
The semicircular orchestra CMD is the part appropriated to the senators.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
The principal battery consisted of a semicircular earthwork, in which were embrasures for 13 guns.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
It consists of an entrance or ground story, with semicircular headed windows and rusticated piers.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 358VARIOUS
Of itself it would not have arrested our attention, but at its base was a semicircular opening, like the mouth of a small tunnel.
THE ONTARIO READERS: FOURTH BOOKVARIOUS
At the square a great panorama was now offered—another view of Rome from a semicircular terrace.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
The extremity of the body is terminated by a small semicircular joint, which has no opening in it.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
As has been described in the beginning, it was a semicircular plain of large extent and commanded a striking view.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
A little above the priedieu, in a semicircular niche in the wall, is set a bronze crucifix some ten inches in height.
THE SAXONSEDWIN DAVIES SCHOONMAKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SEMICIRCULAR

  • bow-shaped
  • bowed
  • concave
  • convex
  • crescent-shaped
  • crescentic
  • crescentiform
  • curved
  • falcate
  • semicircular
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.