semicircular


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curved into a half circle

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A feeling of great intimacy united the brother and sister, and the semicircular lines above their eyebrows disappeared.
But the fact was so, for at the next bend in the lane Maggie actually saw the little semicircular black tent with the blue smoke rising before it, which was to be her refuge from all the blighting obloquy that had pursued her in civilized life.
Rann, compressing his mouth into a semicircular form and pausing long enough to indicate three notes of exclamation.
It was as sharp, the question, as a knife in his side, but the answer hung fire still and seemed to lose itself in the vague darkness to which the thin admitted dawn, glimmering archwise over the whole outer door, made a semicircular margin, a cold silvery nimbus that seemed to play a little as he looked - to shift and expand and contract.
They had opened into semicircular formation now with the evident intention of cutting the two off from returning into the wood.
It then commenced as regular a hunt as ever hound did after fox; making short semicircular casts, and all the time rapidly vibrating its wings and antennae.
Already Numa had eaten out a great semicircular piece.
There was a light immediately above the semicircular arch of this opening.
The House of Representatives is a beautiful and spacious hall, of semicircular shape, supported by handsome pillars.
From the ship's bows, nearly all the seamen now hung inactive; hammers, bits of plank, lances, and harpoons, mechanically retained in their hands, just as they had darted from their various employments; all their enchanted eyes intent upon the whale, which from side to side strangely vibrating his predestinating head, sent a broad band of overspreading semicircular foam before him as he rushed.
At last the pan seemed empty of everything but water; but with a quick semicircular flirt that sent the water flying over the shallow rim into the stream, he disclosed a layer of black sand on the bottom of the pan.
In the inner ear of vertebrates, the balance system consists of three semicircular canals that contain fluid and sensory hair cells that detect movement of the head.
0%), one case of left-side semicircular canal paresis (25%) and nine cases of bilateral semicircular canal paresis (22.
A Sindrome da Deiscencia do Canal Semicircular Superior (SDCSS), foi primeiramente descrita como o desgaste da camada ossea que recobre o canal semicircular superior, causando uma exposicao anormal do labirinto membranoso vestibular na fossa media craniana [1].
French doors lead to a stone-balustraded, semicircular terrace with panoramic ocean and mountain views.