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half-round

[haf-round, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈraʊnd, ˈhɑf-/
adjective
1.
semicircular in cross section, as a molding or piece of type.
noun
2.
anything that is semicircular in cross section.
3.
Printing. a curved stereotype plate.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65
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Examples for half-round
  • Observe these half-round openings aloft on both sides.
  • In the corner of our dining room, there's an old half-round cabinet on wheels.
  • If the file is half-round in the cross-section, use the curved side for smoothing curved surfaces.
  • The exterior combines a varied roofline, traditional brick construction and trendy half-round windows.
  • The cabin is constructed of split half-round logs, which are square-notched at the corners.
  • The current owner has installed half-round copper gutters which duplicate the originals.
  • Flashboard type risers can be full-round pipe risers or half-round pipe risers.

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