Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In mathematics: Situated about or directed toward a common center.
  • Related to the center of a circumscribed circle.

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  • Here below, in these circumcentral regions, we place the sovereign good, not in taking and receiving, but in bestowing and giving; so that we esteem ourselves happy, not if we take and receive much of others, as perhaps the sects of teachers do in your world, but rather if we impart and give much.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Here below, in these circumcentral regions, we place the sovereign good, not in taking and receiving, but in bestowing and giving; so that we esteem ourselves happy, not if we take and receive much of others, as perhaps the sects of teachers do in your world, but rather if we impart and give much.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Here below, in these circumcentral regions, we place the sovereign good, not in taking and receiving, but in bestowing and giving; so that we esteem ourselves happy, not if we take and receive much of others, as perhaps the sects of teachers do in your world, but rather if we impart and give much.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 5

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