Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of going round; a circuit, an encircling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of going round; circumlocution.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of going round.
  • n. Circumlocution.
  • n. A name proposed by C. S. Peirce for so much of any self-returning change as brings about the original state of those characters which are not altered by the reversal of a difference, while it does not bring about the return of such characters as are so altered. A half-revolution is a geometrical circuition. See bicircuition.

Etymologies

From Latin circuitiōnem, from circuīre. Compare circuit. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.