Definition of semi-cylindrical in English:



  • See semi-cylinder

    • ‘This object is brown, semi-cylindrical in shape, and looks kind of… squishy.’
    • ‘To avoid wind damage, plants were grown in a semi-cylindrical house covered with cheesecloth throughout the experimental period.’
    • ‘The semi-cylindrical tubes were 1.2-m long, made of 1-cm welded wire mesh (hardware cloth), and closed at one end.’
    • ‘By slipping some beer-can shims between the hinged top piece and the two knurled semi-cylindrical clamshell halves it clamps over, the slippage, as well as an annoying creaking sound, disappeared.’
    • ‘Bluehead wrasses have long, semi-cylindrical or cigar-shaped bodies.’