noun semi·cir·cle \ˈse-mē-ˌsər-kəl, ˈse-ˌmī-, -mi-\
: half of a circle
: an arrangement of people or things that forms a semicircle
: an object or arrangement of objects in the form of a half circle
— semi·cir·cu·lar \ˌse-mē-ˈsər-kyə-lər\ adjective
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Examples of SEMICIRCLE
- The children sat in a semicircle.
- The houses are built in a semicircle.
Origin of SEMICIRCLE
First Known Use: 1526
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