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circumferentially

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a circumferential manner; around, in, or as regards the circumference.

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

  • adverb So as to surround or encircle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a way that encircles; around the circumference

Etymologies

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circumferential +‎ -ly

Examples

  • – who, to be politically correct about it, could be kindly described as circumferentially challenged.

    State of the Union

  • This columnist, to pick a random example, thinks of himself as neither fat nor obese, but gracefully concedes that he is a bit circumferentially challenged.

    Iran wants to dazzle London, but will Prince Charles give his consent?

  • Alternately, for more receptivity today, inhale to round and sense the space; exhale to circumferentially lift your heart and chest.

    Elena Brower: Art of Attention: Practice Yoga? Teach Yoga? Think About Yoga? Read This.

  • Marge was a circumferentially challenged New Age goof who lived by herself with her beloved cats and her crystals and her recordings of Nepalese goat chants in her one-bedroom ashram.

    Temptation

  • Marge was a circumferentially challenged New Age goof who lived by herself with her beloved cats and her crystals and her recordings of Nepalese goat chants in her one-bedroom ashram.

    Temptation

  • The shrinkage of wood is about twice as great circumferentially as in the radial direction; lengthwise, it is very slight.

    Seasoning of Wood

  • Under this treatment it expanded circumferentially and at the same time was reduced in length.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884.

  • This would be caused by the barrel under pressure becoming extended circumferentially, and thereby reduced in length, because the metal that is required to supply the increased circumference is taken to some extent from the length, although the substance of metal in the walls of the barrel by its expansion contributes also to the increased diameter.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884.

  • The mould is made up of a number of wedge pieces which close circumferentially on the enclosed mass, which is also subjected to end pressure.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • In the longitudinal direction, for most woods, it is almost negligible, being from 20 to over 100 times as great circumferentially as longitudinally.

    Seasoning of Wood

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