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Circle

Definition

[n] movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
[n] any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
[n] a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra; "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"
[n] a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
[n] an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
[n] ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle"
[n] something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle"
[v] form a circle around; "encircle the errors"
[v] travel around something; "circle the globe"
[v] move in circles
[v] be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"

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