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synonyms for circumscribing

  • banding
  • bordering
  • bounding
  • delimiting
  • girdling
  • marking
  • zoning
  • configurating
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How to use circumscribing in a sentence

These rules act as the frame affects the picture, circumscribing its irregularities, and restricting them to a certain area.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
In the triforium we find a semicircular outer arch circumscribing two inner pointed ones.
THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CANTERBURY [2ND ED.].HARTLEY WITHERS
It is the answer to the question, What is the relation in bulk between a sphere and its circumscribing cylinder?
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 1(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
When the idea of a fixed centre went, there went with it the idea of a closed universe and a circumscribing heavenly boundary.
RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHYJOHN DEWEY
When they go these Progresses, they save, or lessen the Charge by circumscribing the State.
THE DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF THE MOLUCCO AND PHILIPPINE ISLANDS.BARTHOLOMEW LEONARDO DE ARGENSOLA
Evidently this can only be done by circumscribing within narrower limits classical instruction.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 20. JULY, 1877.VARIOUS
He showed that the surface and volume of the last-named equal two-thirds of the surface and volume of the circumscribing cylinder.
THE LIFE OF THE SPIDERJ. HENRI FABRE
Nothing in the way of hampering critics or circumscribing authorities existed in Rhodesia.
CECIL RHODESPRINCESS CATHERINE RADZIWILL
If now we draw one grand curve, circumscribing all the polygons, it is certain that the planet must be within that curve.
ASTRONOMICAL DISCOVERYHERBERT HALL TURNER
The monotony of existence was at last broken, and riven the circumscribing walls.
A MODERN CHRONICLE, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CIRCUMSCRIBING

  • banding
  • bordering
  • bounding
  • circumscribing
  • configurating
  • delimiting
  • girdling
  • marking
  • zoning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.