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Meaning of "half-circle" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HALF-CIRCLE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HALF-CIRCLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Half-Circle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HALF-CIRCLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of half-circle in the English dictionary

The first definition of half-circle in the dictionary is one half of a circle. Other definition of half-circle is half the circumference of a circle. Half-Circle is also anything having the shape or form of half a circle.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HALF-CIRCLE

half-brother
half-buried
half-butt
half-caste
half-centuries
half-century
half-clad
half-closed
half-cock
half-cocked
half-completed
half-concealed
half-conscious
half-convinced
half-cooked
half-covered
half-crazy
half-crown
half-cup bra
half-cut

WORDS THAT END LIKE HALF-CIRCLE

Arctic Circle
circle
come full circle
crop circle
dress circle
encircle
family circle
golden circle
great circle
inner circle
Magic Circle
pitch circle
small circle
social circle
squared circle
stone circle
traffic circle
turning circle
vicious circle
virtuous circle
winner´s circle

Synonyms and antonyms of half-circle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «half-circle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HALF-CIRCLE

Find out the translation of half-circle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of half-circle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «half-circle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

半圆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

semicírculo
570 millions of speakers

English

half-circle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आधा सर्कल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نصف دائرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полукруг
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

semicírculo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অর্ধ বৃত্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

demi-cercle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Separuh bulatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Halbkreis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

半円形
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

반원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Setengah lingkaran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nửa vòng tròn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அரை வட்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अर्ध्या वर्तुळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yarım daire
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

semicerchio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pół - koło
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

півколо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

semicerc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μισο - κύκλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

half- sirkel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

halv - cirkel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

halvsirkel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of half-circle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HALF-CIRCLE»

The term «half-circle» is regularly used and occupies the 80.507 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HALF-CIRCLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «half-circle» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «half-circle» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about half-circle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HALF-CIRCLE»

Discover the use of half-circle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to half-circle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Taunton's Front Yard Idea Book
If you have a level front yard with a depth of at least 30 feet and a width of at least 70 feet, a half-circle drive might be a good choice. The major advantage of a half- circle driveway is that it has both an entrance and an exit, so you never have to ...
Jeni Webber, 2002
2
Focus on Combustion Research
The image of a half circle, lying in the right half of the complex plane, under the Evans function D in the adiabatic case 'f = 0 for two different values of La. (a) La = 3, the image does not wind around the origin, the winding number (wri) is zero.
Sung Z. Jiang, 2006
3
Circle Quilts: Create Dramatic Medallions from Strip-Pieced ...
To make a place mat, align the straight edge of a half-circle with the edge of a 7" X 13%” background rectangle, right sides together. Sew them together with a 14" seam. Sew a second half-circle to the opposite side of the background piece.
Colleen Granger, 2011
4
Child's Conception Of Geometry
Another halfcircle because this is a big angle but that one is very little—And that one (a rhombus) ?——A circle because they're all the same size—And that one ( isosceles triangle) ?—A half-circle.——What if I change this comer with one from  ...
Piaget, Jean & Inhelder, Barbel & Szeminska, Alina, Piaget Jean & Inhelder Barbel & Szeminska Alina, 2013
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Graph Drawing: 11th International Symposium, GD 2003, ...
the vertex corresponding to the variable xi . Then we represent ei by a 2-linkchain , where one of the links is connected to the half-circle of the clause-circle labeled with xi on one end, and to the half-circle xi of the variable-circle on the other.
Guiseppe Liotta, 2004
6
The gifts.-v.2. The occupations
20), but so that the ends meet above and below; take the left half-circle and place ... on the right side of the other half-circle, and the two half-circles will be found to touch each other in the curve, producing a form similar to the letter X (Fig.
Mrs. Maria Kraus-Boelte, John Kraus, 1871
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Combinatorial Algorithms: 20th International Workshop, IWOCA ...
Each half-circle of minimum size lies in at least one minimal triple. Proof. Take a half-circle H1 of minimum size. Consider vk and vk+(n−3)/2 the two uncovered elements neighboring H1 on V. Let H2 be the half-circle of size at most p(V) that ...
Jiri Fiala, Jan Kratochvil, Mirka Miller, 2009
8
Turfgrass, Water Conservation
Quarter-circle sprinklers are often used in corners, half-circle sprinklers on borders, and full-circle sprinklers in open areas. There were only two ways to keep water distribution even. If all the sprinklers have the same gallonage delivery rate, ...
Stephen T. Cockerham, 1985
9
Fete of Combinatorics and Computer Science
A covering triple is minimal if it contains a half-circle of minimum size (among all n half-circles), all half- circles forming the triple have size at most p(V) and none of them may be replaced in the triple by a half-circle of strictly smaller size.
Gyula O.H. Katona, Alexander Schrijver, Tamás Szönyi, 2011
10
Front Yard and Backyard Idea Book
If you have a level front yard with a depth of at least 30 feet and a width of at least 70 feet, a half-circle drive might be a good choice. The major advantage of a half- circle driveway is that it has both an entrance and an exit, so you never have to ...
Jeni Webber, Lee Anne White, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HALF-CIRCLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term half-circle is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Geese surround, protect their young
In front of Shamus and positioned in a half-circle are Blackberry, Plum Blossom, and Sammie who serve as the first line of defense. «Lewiston Sun Journal, Jul 15»
2
Daniel Tiger Becomes a Boy With Autism's Guide to Social Life
We moved last summer and our new neighborhood's playground has monkey bars shaped in a half-circle – a relatively challenging structure ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
Finally, it feels like we're at home
We would get excited at real finds, like a big classic black wood half-circle table for $75 that is a perfect fit under three windows. We searched ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»
4
Oregon's hell strips show what gardening can do for the community
Check susceptible varieties of plants for vine weevil damage. Half-circle notches out of the edges of leaves are caused by the adult insects. «Western Daily Press, Jul 15»
5
New Salisbury library heads toward completion
... with its open center atrium and graceful half-circle staircase leading to the 6,000 square feet on the second floor, according to Jason Springer ... «The Daily News of Newburyport, Jul 15»
6
Cilantro flowers feed pest predators
Next to the thyme, plants around a half-circle of tall, sturdy wire fencing were bouncing up and down with the activity of hover flies. The flowers ... «Times Colonist, Jul 15»
7
Leverty continues to improve; drunk driver who ran stop sign nearly …
The impact caused Leverty's SUV to spin a half-circle as it entered the west ditch. He was ejected out the passenger side window and was ... «Richmond-News, Jul 15»
8
'Gotta start somewhere': Volunteers create butterfly waystation
The half-circle spot with an estimated 50-foot diameter features mostly native plants by design – and includes multiple types of milkweed, the ... «nwitimes.com, Jul 15»
9
In Lac-Mégantic, everyone marks the anniversary in their own way
Friends formed a half-circle around them; priest Gilles Baril and mayor Colette Roy-Laroche stood near the middle. Then the bells started ... «Montreal Gazette, Jul 15»
10
Dazzle Your Garden with Sparkling Furnishings by Fernando …
A half-circle console has a shimmering interior of crushed quartz. Now crushed stones and colored porcelain mix with the brand's hallmark BBs, ... «Architectural Digest, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Half-Circle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/half-circle>. May 2020 ».
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