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adjective as in encompassing

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adjective as in surrounding

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The circumferential speed of a blade at the midspan point is 315 feet per second.

Virtually every large metropolis in the world now has such circumferential roads that avoid inner-city traffic.

The circumferential speed of the drill should not much exceed 10 feet per minute.

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

The circumferential slip (b) lies over (as viewed from within) both the basal and wall membrane.

The circumferential pitch is of course got by dividing the diametral pitch by π.

This latter is a circumferential panel about midway between the top and bottom of the bell.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to circumferential, such as: enveloping, encircling, surrounding, and ambient.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.