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circles, plural;
  1. Move all the way around (someone or something), esp. more than once
    • - the two dogs circle each other with hackles raised
    • - we circled around the island
  2. (from the air) Move in a ring-shaped path above (someone or something), esp. more than once
    • - they were circling the airport
    • - a circling helicopter
  3. Move in a wide loop back toward one's starting point

  4. Form a ring around
    • - the monastery was circled by a huge wall
  5. Draw a line around
    • - circle the correct answers
  1. A round plane figure whose boundary (the circumference) consists of points equidistant from a fixed point (the center)

  2. The line enclosing such a figure

  3. Something in the shape of such a figure
    • - the lamp spread a circle of light
  4. A group of people or things arranged to form such a figure
    • - they all sat around in a circle
  5. A movement or series of movements that follows the approximate circumference of such a figure
    • - the astrological houses rotate in a circle
  6. A dark circular mark below each eye, typically caused by illness or tiredness

  7. A curved upper tier of seats in a theater

  8. A group of people with a shared profession, interests, or acquaintances
    • - she did not normally move in such exalted circles

  1. 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. travel around something; "circle the globe"
  3. move in circles
  4. set: an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  5. something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle"
  6. lap: movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
  7. A circle is a simple shape of Euclidean geometry consisting of those points in a plane which are equidistant from a given point called the centre (or center; cf. American and British English spelling differences). The common distance of the points of a circle from its centre is called its radius.
  8. Circle is the first full length album on Mush, by the short-lived collaboration between producer Boom Bip and rapper/poet Doseone. It is the only album ever recorded by the duo.
  9. Circle is an experimental rock-music band, founded in Pori, Finland in 1991. Their style may be classed Progressive or Krautrock, similar to Faust, Can and Neu!.
  10. "Circle" was the third single from Boulder, Colorado based rock band Big Head Todd and the Monsters' major label debut album Sister Sweetly, which eventually went platinum. ...
  11. The Circle Interchange (also called the Spaghetti Bowl) is an expressway interchange near downtown Chicago, Illinois. It is the junction between the Dan Ryan, Eisenhower and Kennedy expressways (Interstates 90/94 and 290). ...
  12. Circle is a type of administrative division of some countries. In Thailand the former monthon are translated as circle. In German it is called Kreis. Algerian daïras are circles.
  13. : 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; A two-dimensional geometric figure, a disk, consisting of the set of all those points of a plane at a distance less than or equal to a fixed distance ...
  14. (Circles) Concentric rings that form on the surface of a pearl that are concave in appearance. If circles are apparent on more than 1/3 of a pearl's surface then the term "circle pearl" is applied to describe the shape of a pearl.
  15. (Circles) The western name given for one of the suits and is also sometimes referred to as Coins, Plates, Disks or Moons
  16. (Circles) (communities of interest, influence, relations, and localities; social identities, affinities, affiliations, rank), and
  17. (Circles) By Pythagoras's Theorem the square of the distance between two points (x, y) and (x′, y′) is given by (x′−x)²+(y′−y)². As a special case of this, the square of the distance of the point (x, y) to the origin is x²+y². ...
  18. (Circles) Here your knowledge of applying basic formulae -- area of circles, triangles, Pythagoras theorem, mid-point theorem and knowledge of definitions and properties -- tangents, chords and arcs comes into play. ...
  19. (Circles) One of the forms of patterned ground characteristic of earth subject to intensive frost action.
  20. (Circles) One of the suits of a tile set. They can be discarded from the layout by pairs of two identical tiles.
  21. (Circles) The defense is made with circular movements.
  22. (Circles) Thompson piano, electric piano, double-bass, (electric) bass guitar and vibraphone, Bickert guitar, Clarke drums, Armin Str Quar. (1980). CTL CTLS-5234/Intercan IC-1008
  23. Hollow circles or ovals provided on an answer document. Students use a No. 2 pencil fill in the circles, or bubbles, to record their answers to test items.
  24. the geometric shape within a circle-packed crease pattern that represents a leaf edge in the tree graph. That is, the circle identifies the minimum paper that must be allocated for a free flap.
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