circumferential

[ ser-kuhm-fuh-ren-shuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF circumferential
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Annular dilatation is usually due to circumferential distension just above a stricture.

Its surface of contact has two circumferential grooves, which produce a sort of water packing acting by adhesion.

The air enters by the circumferential holes, circulates freely through the tub, and escapes by the glass tubes.

All the aspects of his circumferential existence, island-like in the dividing indigo of a magic sea, pleased him equally.

A gesture of circumferential despair indicated the hopeless variety of design.

Jet-cars still streak around the circumferential highways, their whistles blaring.

An aluminum diaphragm is employed, the circumferential edge of which is forwardly deflected to form a seat.

A bolt was passed through two opposite bolt holes in the circumferential flanges of a plate.

Now, the greater the number of flutes the less the tap is guided, because more of the circumferential guiding surface is cut away.

The circumferential teeth are each counter-based to receive a screw tapped in the head, and are firmly locked thereby.

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