Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To limit; keep within bounds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To bear or carry round.

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  • verb obsolete, transitive To bear or carry around.

Etymologies

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Latin circumferre.

Examples

  • They varied in size from tiny globular structures no bigger than his fist to giants four meters in circumfer-ence.

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  • Barckley's reference to Man falls within the circumfer - ence of the generalization by Guillaume de la Perrière in Les considérations des quatres mondes (1552): Or est en l'hõme (par la resolution de tous bons autheurs) le vray & merueilleux lien de deux Natures, spirituelles

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  • Recall for him/her that the formula for the circumfer - ence of a circle is C = d (times the diameter).

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  • Ac - Israel given in the Book of Num - connects with a superior circumfer - dares rouse him?

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  • Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a simple process for mass producing molecular tubes of identical - and precisely programmable - circumfer ...

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  • Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a simple process for mass producing molecular tubes of identical - and precisely programmable - circumfer ...

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  • Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a simple process for mass producing molecular tubes of identical - and precisely programmable - circumfer ...

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  • Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a simple process for mass producing molecular tubes of identical - and precisely programmable - circumfer ...

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  • When one wheel moves another in either of these ways, the velocities of their circumfer - ences are equal; and therefore their angular velo - cities, or the number of revolutions which they make in the same time, are inversely as their ra - dii.

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  • On the north there is another ifland of an indiflferent height, and of a fomewhat larger circumfer - ence than the great high ifland laft-mentioned.

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