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## circle## English(wikipedia circle)
## Noun(en noun)
lb) A two-dimensional geometric figure, a line, consisting of the set of all those points in a plane that are equally distant from another point. x'', ''y'') such that (x-1) around ^{2} + y^{2} = r^{2} is a circle of radius ''r circle of his acquaintance widened. circle , a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass. circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers,, the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!" 1922 , (Margery Williams), ( The Velveteen Rabbit) circles . lb) A line comprising two semicircles of 30 yards radius centred on the wickets joined by straight lines parallel to the pitch used to enforce field restrictions in a one-day match. lb) A ritual circle that is cast three times deosil and closes three times widdershins either in the air with a wand or literally with stones or other items used for worship. lb) A traffic circle or roundabout. 2011 , Charles E. Webb, Downfall and Freedom , p.120: circle where the amusement park and beach used to be when he was a kid lb) Compass; circuit; enclosure. William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616) circle of this forest lb) An instrument of observation, whose graduated limb consists of an entire circle. When fixed to a wall in an observatory, it is called a mural circle''; when mounted with a telescope on an axis and in Y's, in the plane of the meridian, a ''meridian'' or ''transit circle''; when involving the principle of reflection, like the sextant, a ''reflecting circle''; and when that of repeating an angle several times continuously along the graduated limb, a ''repeating circle . John Dryden) (1631-1700) circle runs the peasant's pain. lb) A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning. Joseph Glanvill) (1636-1680) circle and teaches nothing. circle , or oblique, or semicircle. ## Synonyms* (two-dimensional outline geometric figure) coil (not in mathematical use), ring (not in mathematical use), loop (not in mathematical use)
* (two-dimensional solid geometric figure) disc/disk (in mathematical and general use), round (not in mathematical use; UK & Commonwealth only )
* (curve) arc, curve
* (orbit) orbit
* (a specific group of persons) bunch, gang, group
## Derived terms* arctic circle## Verb(circl)
*Other planets***circle**other suns.
*Their heads are***circled**with a short turban.
*So he lies,***circled**with evil.
*Circle**the jobs that you are interested in applying for.*
*Vultures***circled**overhead.
## Derived terms* circle the drain## Anagrams* 1000 English basic words |
## circlelike## English |