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### Definition of Circumscribes

**1.** circumscribe [v] - See also: circumscribe

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### Literary usage of Circumscribes

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**1.** *Mathematical Questions and Solutions* by W. J. C. Miller (1888)

"Professor GENESE, MA)—If a conic **circumscribes** a parallelogram OABC, and a variable
straight line through О meets the opposite sides in P, U, and the curve ..."**2.** *Elements of Plane Analytic Geometry* by John Daniel Runkle (1888)

"... is obvious that this centre-locus passes through the middle points of the
three diagonals of the quadrilateral which **circumscribes** the system of conies. ..."**3.** *Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from the "Educational Times": With* by W. J. C. Miller (1866)

"... which **circumscribes** a given triangle, and is cut harmonically by two fixed
straight lines. NB— A conic is said to be cut harmonically in two pairs of ..."**4.** *Cartesian Plane Geometry* by Charlotte Angas Scott (1907)

"If a triangle **circumscribes** a parabola, the orthocentre is on the directrix, and
the circumscribing circle passes through the focus. ..."