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circular 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈsərkyələr/,
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Having the form of a circle,
  1. Having the form of a circle
    • - the building features a circular atrium
  2. (of a movement or journey) Starting and finishing at the same place and often following roughly the circumference of an imaginary circle
    • - a circular walk
  3. (of an argument) Already containing an assumption of what is to be proved, and therefore fallacious

  4. (of a letter or advertisement) For distribution to a large number of people

Noun
  1. A letter or advertisement that is distributed to a large number of people


  1. round: having a circular shape
  2. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
  3. describing a circle; moving in a circle; "the circular motion of the wheel"
  4. (circularity) the roundness of a 2-dimensional figure
  5. A Government circular is a written statement of government policy. It will often provide information, guidance, rules, and/or background information on legislative or procedural matters.
  6. Circular is the second studio album by Spanish singer Vega, released on February 27, 2006 (see 2006 in music) by Universal Music Spain.
  7. A printed advertisement, directive, or notice intended for mass distribution; a flyer; In the Administration, a circular letter; Of or relating to a circle; in the shape of, or moving in a circle; circuitous or roundabout; defining one word in terms of another that is itself defined in terms of ...
  8. (Circularity) The condition on a surface of revolution (cylinder, cone, or sphere) where the points of the surface are intersected by any plane perpendicular to a common axis (cylinder, cone) or passing through a common center (sphere) equidistant from the center.
  9. (Circularity) The truth asserted involves a vicious circle (see regress argument, known in scholasticism as diallelus).
  10. (Circularity) when on a search, circling back to a previous place visited (definition, web site, etc.), usually unhelpful or redundant
  11. (circularity) The paradox of subjectivity: "You can't judge a recording without reproducing it, and you can't judge a reproducer without listening to a recording."
  12. (Circulars) A printed advertisement or offer
  13. (Circulars) These are formal expressions of Government policy on selected subjects. Although advisory a Council will need strong justifiable grounds to ignore them. Circulars also need to be read in conjunction with Regulations, Development Control Policy Notes and Planning Policy Guidance Notes.
  14. (Circulars) These are issued by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) to LAs and give guidance on how the Education Act should be interpreted. Although circulars are not law many include decisions made by the Secretary of State under delegated powers.
  15. (Circulars) These are needles that have two needle tips that look just like a normal needle, but are connected with a cable. These are used to knit in the round, though they can be used for flat knitting as well (which I frequently do).
  16. guidance, including policy, issued by a government department usually, but not always, in support of legislation.
  17. A Government publication setting out policy approaches.
  18. adj. 1. (of a list) a circular list. 2. (of an arbitrary object) having a component, element, constituent[2], or subexpression (as appropriate to the context) that is the object itself.
  19. Notice or directive that is distributed to a large number of people.For example, an education circular might be distributed to everyone working for the Western Cape Education Department.
  20. Piece of printed matter distributed to a defined group of people.
  21. Government advice which clarifies and explains matters of both legislation and procedure.
  22. policy statements issued by government to supplement planning policy guidance.
  23. a cone or cylinder with circles for base(s)
  24. a term for tunes that do not resolve at the tonic at the end of a strain but move continuously into the next strain.
  25. An advertising flier inserted into a newspaper.