How to use Semi-circular in a sentence

semi-circular
  • Each of the sixteen gates of the city is protected by a semi-circular enceinte, and is surmounted by a high tower built in galleries and provided with countless loopholes.

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  • However different in structure Trilobites may be, they all agree in possessing a head-shield usually semi-circular in shape, which results from the fusion of apparently five segments, and bears, except in some blind forms, a pair of large reniform compound eyes like those of the king-crab (Xiphosura).

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  • In this genus the number of segments composing the pygidium is obscured, as also it is in the genus Illaenus, which has as many as ten movable segments preceding the large semi-circular pygidium; but in such forms as Ogygia and Asaphus, which have about eight free segments, the sutural lines on the pygidium indicate that it is composed of about a dozen or more segments.

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  • The old harbour is semi-circular in shape, 232 acres in area, with numerous quays, and protected by moles from southern and south-westerly winds.

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  • A large semi-circular tract, comprising the valleys of the Gogra and the Gumti, has long been separated from the remainder of the great plain as the kingdom of Oudh; and though since 1877 it has been under the administrative charge of a lieutenantgovernor, it retains certain features of its former status as a chief-commissionership. The province includes the whole upper portion of the wide Gangetic basin, from the Himalayas and the Punjab plain to the Vindhyan plateau, and the lowlying ricefields of Behar.

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  • It was often based on circular forms and so had rounded arches, semi-circular apses and barrel vaults as common features.

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  • A series if semi circular bastions were constructed along the east and south sides of the Roman walls.

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  • Inside, a double chamfered nave arch on semi circular responds.

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  • The semi-circular central stair rises to a spectacular decorated cupola.

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  • Over the front door is a semi-circular fanlight surrounded by a projecting hood mold with decoration.

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  • Various forms of apparatus are employed for this treatment of the crude bicarbonate - sometimes semi-circular troughs with mechanical agitators on the principle of the Thelen pan (see above) - all acting on the principle that the escaping ammonia and carbon dioxide must be fully utilized over again.

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  • This is affected by applying a heavy coat of plaster on the wall and moving your trowel in a semi-circular motion across the wall, leaving irregular half-moon shapes.

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  • You can make a semi-circular chart of your direct ancestors, or create tree projects for children.

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