Definition of Circumscribed

1. Adjective. Subject to limits or subjected to limits.

Exact synonyms: Limited
Similar to: Restricted



Definition of Circumscribed

1. Verb. (past of circumscribe) ¹

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Definition of Circumscribed

1. circumscribe [v] - See also: circumscribe

Medical Definition of Circumscribed

1. Limited in space, well localised. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumscribed

circumpose
circumposition
circumpositions
circumprimary
circumpubertal
circumpulsar
circumradii
circumradius
circumrenal
circumrotate
circumrotation
circumsciss
circumscissile
circumscribable
circumscribe
circumscribed (current term)
circumscribed breast lesions
circumscribed craniomalacia
circumscribed peritonitis
circumscribed pyocephalus
circumscriber
circumscribers
circumscribes
circumscribing
circumscript
circumscriptible
circumscription
circumscriptions
circumscriptive
circumscriptively

Literary usage of Circumscribed

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1. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1922)
"THE VERB FORMS circumscribed WITH THE PERFECT PARTICIPLE IN THE BEOWULF The purpose of this investigation is to study the Verb Forms circumscribed with the ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1871)
""On the Problem of the In- and circumscribed Triangle." By A. CAYLEY, FRS Received December 30, 1870. (Abstract.) The problem of the in and circumscribed ..."

3. Plane and Solid Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1895)
"Inscribed and circumscribed Triangles and Quadrilaterals. ... circumscribed circle. If the lines of the sides of a polygon are tangent to a circle, ..."

4. The Collected Mathematical Papers of Arthur Cayley by Arthur Cayley (1891)
"... that a polygon may be inscribed in the one, and circumscribed about the other conic, in such manner that any point whatever of the circumscribing conic ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1856)
"there are an infinity of triangles inscribed in a conic, and such that the sides touch conies having each of them double contact with the circumscribed ..."

6. Elements of Quaternions by William Rowan Hamilton (1866)
"Kill because the developable locut of all such lines can be shown to be circumscribed, along the given carve, to the locut of the osculating circle, ..."

7. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The former may, in turn, be (i) circumscribed or (ii) general i ... circumscribed Simple Chronic Peritonitis (Localized Chronic Peritonitis) Occurrence. ..."

8. The Science and art of surgery by John Eric Erichsen (1854)
"Another variety of aneurism, termed the circumscribed traumatic aneurism, ... This tumor, usually of tissues, and forming a distinct circumscribed sac, ..."

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