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CIRCLE





Definition:

  1. [noun] 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"

  2. [noun] an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
    Synonyms: set, band, lot

  3. [noun] something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle"

  4. [noun] movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
    Synonyms: lap, circuit

  5. [noun] a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
    Synonyms: traffic rotary, roundabout

  6. [noun] street names for flunitrazepan
    Synonyms: R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, rope, roofy, roach, forget me drug

  7. [noun] a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra; "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"
    Synonyms: dress

  8. [noun] any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
    Synonyms: round

  9. [verb] travel around something; "circle the globe"

  10. [verb] move in circles
    Synonyms: circulate

  11. [verb] be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"
    Synonyms: surround, environ, enround, ring

  12. [verb] form a circle around; "encircle the errors"
    Synonyms: en

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