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These rules act as the frame affects the picture, circumscribing its irregularities, and restricting them to a certain area.

In the triforium we find a semicircular outer arch circumscribing two inner pointed ones.

It is the answer to the question, What is the relation in bulk between a sphere and its circumscribing cylinder?

When the idea of a fixed centre went, there went with it the idea of a closed universe and a circumscribing heavenly boundary.

When they go these Progresses, they save, or lessen the Charge by circumscribing the State.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to circumscribing, such as: banding, bordering, bounding, delimiting, girdling, and marking.

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