Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A half-circle; a semicircle.

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Examples

  • York's streets, a hemicircle of horizon, a hemisphere of sky, and a vast expanse of open water lent itself neither to calm appraisal nor to impromptu cuff-notes.

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  • With a hemicircle of sufficient size, one might plot all of the hundreds upon hundreds of these radii, and each would represent a distinct line, if only a heron's width apart.

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  • What we should be focusing on is this: hemicircle theaters.

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  • Have directors film their movies with 180 degree lense, then project it on a hemicircle in a theater.

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