Definitions of circular

  1. an advertisement ( usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; " he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
  2. A printed or written letter or rotice.
  3. Circularity.
  4. A letter, or the like for general circulation.
  5. A letter, or printed notice, of which a copy is sent to many persons. Circular instrument, one graduated for the whole circle. Circular lines, lines of sines, tangents, and secants, on the plane scale and sector. Circular numbers, those whose powers terminate in the same digits as the roots. Circular sailing, the method of sailing by the arc of a great circle.
  6. A written or printed letter or note sent to a number or circle of persons.
  7. Circularly.
  8. having a circular shape
  9. marked by or moving in a circle
  10. In the form of, or bounded by, a circle; round.
  11. repeating itself; ending in itself; reverting to the point of beginning; hence, illogical; inconclusive; as, circular reasoning.
  12. Adhering to a fixed circle of legends; cyclic; hence, mean; inferior. See Cyclic poets, under Cyclic.
  13. Addressed to a circle, or to a number of persons having a common interest; circulated, or intended for circulation; as, a circular letter.
  14. Perfect; complete.
  15. A circular letter, or paper, usually printed, copies of which are addressed or given to various persons; as, a business circular.
  16. A sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form.
  17. Round like a circle; of or pertaining to a circle; roundabout; published for distribution to the public.
  18. Like a circle; round.
  19. Forming, bounded by, or moving in a circle; round; circulating.
  20. Pert. to a circle or in the form of a circle; round; ending in itself; addressed to a number or circle of persons.