from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. (of a set of points) Lying on a common circle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geometry, lying on the circumference of one circle; also, giving circular sections when cut by the same systems of parallel planes: applied to two quadric surfaces which have this relation.


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