Definitions for circle

Definitions for (noun) circle

Main entry: circle, circuit, lap

Definition: movement once around a course

Usage: he drove an extra lap just for insurance

Main entry: circle, round

Definition: any circular or rotating mechanism

Usage: the machine punched out metal circles

Main entry: circle, dress circle

Definition: a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra

Usage: they had excellent seats in the dress circle

Main entry: R-2, roach, circle, forget me drug, Mexican valium, roofy, rope, rophy

Definition: street names for flunitrazepan

Main entry: traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout

Definition: a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

Usage: the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary

Main entry: circle, band, lot, set

Definition: an unofficial association of people or groups

Usage: the smart set goes there; they were an angry lot

Main entry: circle

Definition: 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

Usage: he calculated the circumference of the circle

Main entry: circle

Definition: something approximating the shape of a circle

Usage: the chairs were arranged in a circle

Definitions for (verb) circle

Main entry: circle, encircle

Definition: form a circle around

Usage: encircle the errors

Main entry: circle

Definition: travel around something

Usage: circle the globe

Main entry: circle, circulate

Definition: move in circles

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