﻿

circular

circularity, circularness, n.circularly, adv.
/serr"kyeuh leuhr/, adj.
1. having the form of a circle; round: a circular tower.
2. of or pertaining to a circle: a circular plane.
3. moving in or forming a circle or a circuit: the circular rotation of the earth.
4. moving or occurring in a cycle or round: the circular succession of the seasons.
5. roundabout; indirect; circuitous: a circular route.
6. Logic. of or pertaining to reasoning in which the conclusion is ostensibly proved, but in actuality it or its equivalent has been assumed as a premise.
7. pertaining to a circle or set of persons.
8. (of a letter, memorandum, etc.) addressed to a number of persons or intended for general circulation.
n.
9. a letter, advertisement, notice, or statement for circulation among the general public.
[1375-1425; late ME < L circularis, equiv. to circul(us) CIRCLE + -aris -AR1]
Syn. 9. handbill, flier, leaflet.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

• Circular — is a basic geometric shape such as a Circle. Contents 1 Documents 2 Travel and transportation 3 Places …   Wikipedia

• Circular — puede referirse a: Relativo al círculo. Documento preparado para comunicar un mensaje idéntico a un grupo (círculo) de personas o al público en general. En geometría y otras ramas de matemática: Sector circular. Segmento circular. Corona circular …   Wikipedia Español

• Circular — Cir cu*lar, a. [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See {Circle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. In the form of, or bounded by, a circle; round. [1913 Webster] 2. repeating itself; ending in itself; reverting to the point of beginning;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• circular — CIRCULÁR, Ă, circulari, e, adj., s.f. 1. adj. În formă de cerc; care descrie un cerc. ♢ Ferăstrău circular (şi substantivat, n.) = ferăstrău mecanic cu pânza în forma unui disc dinţat, care taie învârtindu se în jurul propriului ax. ♦ (Adverbial) …   Dicționar Român

• Circular 10/65 — was a document issued by the Department of Education and Science (DES) requesting Local Education Authorities (LEAs) in England and Wales to begin converting their secondary schools to the Comprehensive System. For most of England and Wales, it… …   Wikipedia

• circular — verbo intransitivo 1. Moverse (una cosa o una persona) por un circuito o camino: El metro circula hoy con normalidad. El agua ya circula por las cañerías. En el parque circulan muchos niños y viejos. 2. Moverse (una persona) en una dirección:… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

• circular — cir‧cu‧lar [ˈsɜːklə ǁ ˈsɜːrkjlər] noun [countable] MARKETING an official letter or advertisement sent to a lot of people: • The government s instructions were issued to local authorities via circulars. • a circular letter sent out by one… …   Financial and business terms

• Circular — Cir cu*lar, n. [Cf. (for sense 1) F. circulaire, lettre circulaire. See {Circular}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. A circular letter, or paper, usually printed, copies of which are addressed or given to various persons; as, a business circular. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• circular — index dispatch (message), notice (announcement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

• circular — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: circular circulando circulado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. circulo circulas circula circulamos… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

• circular — em ou por circular nas (pelas) ruas da cidade …   Dicionario dos verbos portugueses

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.