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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Half of a round shape.

Usage examples (36)
  • She liked that the moon looked like a semicircle.
  • The half of a circle is termed a semicircle; thus, in Figure 52, A B and
  • In the centre of the semicircle was a great round hole, 30 ft. in diameter -- an extinct crater.
  • According to the theorem, any triangle inscribed in a semicircle is a right triangle, as is shown in the following diagram: for more
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