Meaning of SEMICIRCLE in English

SEMICIRCLE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈse-mē-ˌsər-kəl, ˈse-ˌmī-, -mi- ]

noun

Etymology: Latin semicirculus, from semi- + circulus circle

Date: 1526

1. : a half of a circle

2. : 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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