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Meaning of SEMICIRCLE

Pronunciation:  'semee`surkul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a plane figure with the shape of half a circle
 

SEMICIRCLE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: hemicycle
 
 See Also: plane figure, two-dimensional figure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sem"i*cir`cle\, n.
1.
   (a) The half of a circle; the part of a circle bounded by
       its diameter and half of its circumference.
   (b) A semicircumference.

2. A body in the form of half of a circle, or half of a
   circumference.

3. An instrument for measuring angles.

 

 

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