What Is Half a Circle Called in Geometry?

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In geometry, a half a circle is called a semicircle. Half of its diameter is known as radius. It is considered as an arc which is one-half of a circle. A circle refers to a plane shape on two dimensional figures with a set of all points on a plane.
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Half a circle is called a "semicircle" in geometry.
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Semicircle; anything having or arranged in the form of a half of a circle. Thanks
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The distance from the center of a full circle to any outer edge is called the radius.
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In geometry, half a circle is called a semicircle. A circle is a plane shape (two dimensional) and is defined as the set of all points on a plane that are a fixed distance from the centre.
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