Definition of Hemicycle

1. Noun. A plane figure with the shape of half a circle.

Exact synonyms: Semicircle
Generic synonyms: Plane Figure, Two-dimensional Figure
Derivative terms: Semicircular

Definition of Hemicycle

1. n. A half circle; a semicircle.

Definition of Hemicycle

1. Noun. semicircle ¹

2. Noun. (architecture) A semicircular structure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hemicycle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemicycle

hemicomplexes
hemicorporectomy
hemicrania
hemicranial
hemicranias
hemicraniectomies
hemicraniectomy
hemicranies
hemicraniosis
hemicraniotomy
hemicrany
hemicryptophyte
hemicryptophytes
hemicube
hemicubes
hemicycle (current term)
hemicycles
hemicylindrical
hemidactyl
hemidactyls
hemidemisemiquaver
hemidemisemiquavers
hemidesmosome
hemidesmosomes
hemidiaphoresis
hemiditone
hemiditones
hemidrosis
hemidysesthesia
hemidystrophy

Literary usage of Hemicycle

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1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"DETAIL FROM THE hemicycle OF THE SORBONNE. simplification and omission has not gone too far. The effect is as fine, perhaps, as in the « Ave Picardía Nutrix ..."

2. The Graecostasis of the Roman Forum and Its Vicinity by Charles James O'Connor (1904)
"THE hemicycle AND THE TRIBUNAL AURELIUM. The result of my study of the curved terrace at the back of the Rostra, which is generally called the hemicycle for ..."

3. Recollections of a Royal Academician by John Callcott Horsley (1903)
"... de la Roche—"The hemicycle"—Horace Vernet—The Institut— Mr. Seth Thomson—Leighton at the ... hemicycle ..."

4. The Atmosphere by Camille Flammarion (1873)
"It follows that at an equal distance from the centre there is much more wind in the first hemicycle than in the second; hence the name of dangerous ..."

5. Views A-foot: Or, Europe Seen with Knapsack and Staff by Bayard Taylor (1863)
"... Galleries of the Vatican—Statues—Ancient Art—hemicycle of the Belvidere—The Laocoon—The Divine Apollo—New Year's Day in Eome—The Quirinal Hill—St. John ..."

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