CIRCLE
\sˈɜːkə͡l], \sˈɜːkəl], \s_ˈɜː_k_əl]\
Definitions of CIRCLE
 2006  WordNet 3.0
 2011  English Dictionary Database
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 1913  Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
 1919  The Winston Simplified Dictionary
 1920  A practical medical dictionary.
 1894  The Clarendon dictionary
 1919  The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
 1914  Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
 1874  Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
 1846  Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
 1916  Appleton's medical dictionary
 1871  The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
 1790  A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"

any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"

a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle"

something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle"

form a circle around; "encircle the errors"

travel around something; "circle the globe"
By Princeton University

movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"

any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"

a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle"

something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle"

form a circle around; "encircle the errors"

travel around something; "circle the globe"
By DataStellar Co., Ltd

A plane figure, bounded by a single curve line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the center.

The line that bounds such a figure; a circumference; a ring.

An instrument of observation, the graduated limb of which consists of an entire circle.

A round body; a sphere; an orb.

Compass; circuit; inclosure.

A company assembled, or conceived to assemble, about a central point of interest, or bound by a common tie; a class or division of society; a coterie; a set.

A circular group of persons; a ring.

A series ending where it begins, and repeating itself.

A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning.

Indirect form of words; circumlocution.

A territorial division or district.

To move around; to revolve around.

To encompass, as by a circle; to surround; to inclose; to encircle.

To move circularly; to form a circle; to circulate.
By Oddity Software

A plane figure, bounded by a single curve line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the center.

The line that bounds such a figure; a circumference; a ring.

An instrument of observation, the graduated limb of which consists of an entire circle.

A round body; a sphere; an orb.

Compass; circuit; inclosure.

A company assembled, or conceived to assemble, about a central point of interest, or bound by a common tie; a class or division of society; a coterie; a set.

A circular group of persons; a ring.

A series ending where it begins, and repeating itself.

A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning.

Indirect form of words; circumlocution.

A territorial division or district.

To move around; to revolve around.

To encompass, as by a circle; to surround; to inclose; to encircle.

To move circularly; to form a circle; to circulate.
By Noah Webster.

A round body; a plane surface bounded by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the center; the closed plane curve bounding such a surface; a number of persons or things united by a common bond; something round, as a group of seats in a theater.

To move around; to revolve.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop

A continuous curved line of which every point is equally distant from the centre; space inclosed by such line; a ring; company of persons.

To move in a circle.

To move round.
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman

A plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, everywhere equally distant from a point within called the center; also, the circumference.

Anything circular; a ring.

An association; set; coterie; class.
By James Champlin Fernald

A plane figure comprehended by a line, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the centre; a circular line, or anything in that form; a round body; a ring; compass; circuit; a series ending where it begins, and perpetually repeated; a number of persons, or things, or ideas considered as connected or drawn together by some central tie or bond; a complete system; a territorial division; an inconclusive form of argument, in which a proposition is disguisedly employed to prove itself.

To move round; to encircle.

To move round in a circle. To circle in, to confine; to keep together.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.

A figure contained by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it called the centre; a ring; any round body; the compass or circuit of anything or place; a sphere or station in society; a number of persons, as a circle of friends; a series ending where it begins.

To move round; to encompass; to surround or enclose; to keep together.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Robley Dunglison

A continuous curved line in the shape of a ring, every point of which is equidistant from a common center. For mathematical purposes, a circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts.

Any curved line, structure, or appliance more or less resembling a circle. (1st def.).

A series of similar or related objects, events, etc., so connected as to maintain a common action or produce a common result.

See circuit.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

n. A plane figure, bounded by a single curve line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it called the centre; â€”the line that bounds such a figure; a circumference; â€”a round body; a sphere; an orb; a ring; â€”compass; circuit; â€”the company gathering round, or associated with a person or place; â€”a never ending series; â€”a form of reasoning, in which one proposition proves a position, and is itself proved by the same/

A curve line continued till it ends where it begun, having all parts equally distant from a common center; the space included in a circular line; a round body, an orb; compass, inclosure; an assembly surrounding the principal person; a company; any series ending as it begins; an inconclusive form of argument, in which the foregoing proposition is proved by the following, and the following inferred from the foregoing; circumlocution.
By Thomas Sheridan
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