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Definitions of circle:
  • noun:   any circular or rotating mechanism
    Example: "The machine punched out metal circles"
  • noun:   a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra
    Example: "They had excellent seats in the dress circle"
  • noun:   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
    Example: "He calculated the circumference of the circle"
  • noun:   something approximating the shape of a circle
    Example: "The chairs were arranged in a circle"
  • noun:   movement once around a course
  • noun:   a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
  • noun:   an unofficial association of people or groups
  • noun:   street names for flunitrazepan
  • verb:   move in circles
  • verb:   travel around something
    Example: "Circle the globe"
  • verb:   form a circle around
    Example: "Encircle the errors"
  • verb:   be around
    Example: "The river encircles the village"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #20324)

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