1.In the form of, or bounded by, a circle; round.
2.repeating itself; ending in itself; reverting to the point of beginning; hence, illogical; inconclusive; as, circular reasoning.
3.Adhering to a fixed circle of legends; cyclic; hence, mean; inferior. See Cyclic poets, under Cyclic.
4.Addressed to a circle, or to a number of persons having a common interest; circulated, or intended for circulation; as, a circular letter.
A proclamation of Henry III., . . . doubtless circular throughout England.
- Hallam.
5.Perfect; complete.
Circular are
any portion of the circumference of a circle.
Circular cubics
(Math.) curves of the third order which are imagined to pass through the two circular points at infinity.
Circular functions
(Math.) See under Function.
Circular instruments
mathematical instruments employed for measuring angles, in which the graduation extends round the whole circumference of a circle, or 360°.
Circular lines
straight lines pertaining to the circle, as sines, tangents, secants, etc.
Circular note
a - (Com.) See under Credit.
b - (Diplomacy) A letter addressed in identical terms to a number of persons.
Circular numbers
(Arith.) those whose powers terminate in the same digits as the roots themselves; as 5 and 6, whose squares are 25 and 36.
Circular points at infinity
(Geom.) two imaginary points at infinite distance through which every circle in the plane is, in the theory of curves, imagined to pass.
- Bailey.
Circular polarization
(Min.) See under Polarization.
Circular sailing
(Naut.) the method of sailing by the arc of a great circle.
Circular saw
See under Saw.
1.A circular letter, or paper, usually printed, copies of which are addressed or given to various persons; as, a business circular.
2.A sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form.
Noun1.Circularcircular - an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
Adj.1.circular - having a circular shape
Synonyms: round
2.circular - shaped like a ring
3.circular - marked by or moving in a circle
Synonyms: rotary
O-shaped, actuate, ambagious, anfractuous, announcement, annular, annulate, annulose, annunciation, backhanded, booklet, brochure, bulletin board, chapbook, circinate, circuitous, circulate, circumlocutory, comic book, communique, coronary, crownlike, cyclic, cycloid, declaration, deviating, deviative, devious, diffuse, digressive, discoid, discursive, disklike, disperse, disseminate, distribute, edict, encyclical, enunciation, exchange, excursive, fallacious, flow, folder, helical, illogical, inconsistent, indirect, interchange, irrational, leaflet, manifesto, meandering, notice, notification, oblique, orbital, out-of-the-way, pamphlet, periphrastic, position paper, proclamation, program, programma, pronouncement, pronunciamento, propagate, public notice, radiate, redundant, report, revolve, ring-shaped, rotary, rotate, roundabout, rounded, set off, sophistic, sophistical, spiral, statement, strew, tortuous, tract, twisted, twisting, ukase, white book, white paper
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circuit card
Circuit court
circuit court of appeals
Circuit of action
circuit switched
circuit switching
Circuitus est evitandus
Circuity ofaction
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Circular are
circular buffer
Circular cubic
Circular cubics
circular file
circular function
Circular functions
Circular instruments
Circular lines
circular measure
Circular micrometer
Circular note
Circular numbers
circular plane
Circular points at infinity
Circular polarization
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