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  • adj. semicircular

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Semicircular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as semicircular.


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  • The elder Pocock, known as Pocock I., has been described as follows: ` A long, lean head, semicircled by a fringe of brown and gray hair, with big cheek-bones and a heavy chin, ... a pale face, lustreless gray eyes, a metallic voice, and a languid manner. '

    Chapter 16: The End

  • The Mayor and I, and her coterie, joined a larger group of Mortmaine, about twenty in all, who semicircled me as I shivered in my pale shirtdress.

    Bleeding Violet

  • And as I tried to figure out which way to go, these three guys in Raiders jackets semicircled me.

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • Instead of tiered sections grouped in order of importance and facing a common set of screens at the front of the room, there were semicircled networks of workstations grouped around what could only be referred to as viewing screens.

    State of the Union

  • And where Webster semicircled his last guns upon the coast;

    0 710. The Old Sergeant by Forceythe Willson. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900

  • Fronting the tower, which was of white marble, a high tent had been pitched on a green platform semicircled by pines.

    The Adventures of Harry Richmond — Volume 3

  • The facade on the courtyard has a view of the vast plains semicircled by the mountains of the Correze, on the side toward Montegnac, but ending in the far distance on a low horizon.

    The Village Rector

  • "Moscow is semicircled by its particles," she said, and Russian aviation authorities have been warned.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • After gaining possession, Kendrick semicircled back to the 26-yard line and then came forward with passion, scoring unchallenged in the right part of the north end zone. Sports

  • Obama usually sat at a desk front and center in the room, before several semicircled rows of students.


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