from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A flowing round on all sides; an enclosing with fluid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flowing round on all sides; an inclosing with a fluid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A flowing around on all sides; an inclosure as by water.


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  • Then flickers of spectral lightning passed through his eyes, through his brain, with every throb of the burning arteries; then utter darkness came, -- a darkness that surged and moaned, as the circumfluence of a shadowed sea.

    Chita: a Memory of Last Island

  • Because of the typhoon's circumfluence, chances of showers or heavy rain remain high in the mountainous areas in the north and the northeast, the bureau said.

    Taipei Times

  • Tsai said that because the typhoon lingered off the north coast for more than six hours, the continuous interaction between the typhoon's circumfluence and the landforms had caused the rainfall in the central and southern Taiwan to increase drastically.

    Taipei Times

  • The circumfluence of the fetid, enervated air beneath the incessant creaking of the ceiling fan; creaking as if it were not only grating against the torpor and stagnancy of the air itself but against the melee of all, for all was restrained in the time and space of what now was and in a circulation and deciduous draping of those same odors caught to which the windows were permanently sealed to keep out the rain.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • "They are a powerful and technologically advanced race and have been expanding for hundreds of years, gobbling up all smaller systems and peoples within their circumfluence.

    The Man Who Used the Universe


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