Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An argument; a go-round.
  • n. An evasive excuse; a runaround.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An abort of a final approach where the pilot circles the airport to make another attempt at landing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A landing approach that fails and gives way to another attempt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
  • v. go around the flank of (an opposing army)
  • v. be sufficient
  • v. avoid something unpleasant or laborious
  • v. become widely known and passed on
  • v. turn on or around an axis or a center

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