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Wordnet 3.0


1. curved into a half circle;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Semicircular \Sem`i*cir"cu*lar\, a. Having the form of half of a circle. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Semicircular canals (Anat.), certain canals of the inner ear. See under Ear. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

curved \curved\ adj. 1. not straight; having or marked by curves. Opposite of straight. Note: [Narrower terms: arced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuate, bowed; falcate, sickle-shaped; flexuous; incurvate, incurved: recurved, recurvate; semicircular: serpentine, snaky: sinuate, sinuous, wavy: sinusoidal] Syn: curving. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Botany) curved with the micropyle near the base almost touching its stalk; -- of a plant ovule. Opposite of orthotropous. Syn: campylotropous. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

semicircular adj 1: curved into a half circle
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "semicircular": Cynthian, S-shaped, bicorn, corniform, crescent, crescent-shaped, crescentic, crescentiform, crescentlike, falcate, falciform, horn-shaped, horned, lunar, lunate, luniform, lunular, menisciform, meniscoid, moon-shaped, moonlike, semilunar, sickle-like, sickle-shaped, sigmoid, two-horned