- n. Plural form of semicircle.
“A better story, though not necessarily a good one, might begin: Yesterday morning, over my usual bowl of Cheerios, I was alarmed to note that the Cheerios were shaped not as standard circles, but as semicircles, as if someone had used a surgical scalpel to slice each individual Cheerio precisely in half.”
“He was looking tired, Mulcahy thought, noticing the dark semicircles forming beneath his eyes.”
“The same idea applies to the forms in the figure above, which are all constructed from semicircles joined at connection points evenly distributed along a vertical line.”
“This took more thought than my initial attempt, particularly in understanding how to constrain the locators so that the endpoints of the semicircles land on the connection points.”
“I designed a more usable widget (using the Locator function) that let me drag the semicircles directly and add and remove semicircles by command-clicking on a Mac (alt-clicking for Windows).”
“Selgas Cano's "Erratic Void," from Madrid, is a small vibrant burst of brilliant color exploding from the oculus at its center, and Zaha Hadid's "Z Wave" reduces the spiral to a few dynamically enhanced speeding semicircles.”
“Black asphalt streets were laid out in semicircles.”
“The path toward perfecting our union has long been marked by semicircles and switchbacks, regress, tragedy and surprising forward bounds.”
“The area of a semicircle on the hypotenuse, for example, is equal to the sum of the areas of the semicircles on the other two sides.”
“Vale noticed only now the dark semicircles of orange-peel flesh beneath his eyes.”
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