Also called semicircumference
[sem-ee-ser-kuhm-fer-uh ns, -fruh ns, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i sərˈkʌm fər əns, -frəns, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ (Show IPA). half of a circle; the arc from one end of a diameter to the other.
anything having or arranged in the form of a half of a circle.
one half of a circle
half the circumference of a circle
anything having the shape or form of half a circle
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of the three curved tubular canals in the labyrinth of the ear, associated with the sense of equilibrium. semicircular canal noun 1. (anatomy) any of the three looped fluid-filled membranous tubes, at right angles to one another, that comprise the labyrinth of the ear: concerned with the sense of orientation and […]
- Semicircular duct
semicircular duct n. Any of three small membranous tubes that lie within the bony labyrinth of the inner ear, form loops in planes at right angles to one another, and open into the vestibule.
[sem-ee-siv-uh-lahyzd, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ adjective 1. half or partly civilized.
[sem-ee-klas-i-kuh l, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈklæs ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ adjective 1. of or relating to music by classical composers that is familiar or appealing to the general public. 2. of or relating to music intermediate in style between classical and popular music.