Definition of Circumscribes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of circumscribe) ¹



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Definition of Circumscribes

1. circumscribe [v] - See also: circumscribe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumscribes

circumradius
circumrenal
circumrotate
circumrotation
circumsciss
circumscissile
circumscribable
circumscribe
circumscribed
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circumscribed craniomalacia
circumscribed peritonitis
circumscribed pyocephalus
circumscriber
circumscribers
circumscribes (current term)
circumscribing
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circumscriptive
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circumscriptus
circumsecondary
circumsolar
circumspatial
circumspect
circumspection

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. ..."

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