circumferential

circumferential
cir·cum·fer·en·tial (sur″kəm-fər-enґshəl) pertaining to a circumference; encircling; peripheral.

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  • Circumferential — Cir*cum fer*en tial, a. [LL. circumferentialis.] Pertaining to the circumference; encompassing; encircling; circuitous. Parkhurst. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumferential — index peripheral Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • circumferenţial — CIRCUMFERENŢIÁL, Ă adj. referitor la circumferinţă; circular. (< fr. circonférentiel) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • circumferential — /seuhr kum feuh ren sheuhl/, adj. 1. of, at, or near the circumference; surrounding; lying along the outskirts. 2. lying within the circumference. 3. circuitous; indirect: a circumferential manner of speech. [1600 10; < L circumferenti(a)… …   Universalium

  • circumferential — circumference ► NOUN 1) the enclosing boundary of a circle. 2) the distance around something. DERIVATIVES circumferential adjective. ORIGIN Latin circumferentia, from circum around + ferre carry …   English terms dictionary

  • circumferential — adjective lying around or just outside the edges or outskirts circumferential highways around cities • Similar to: ↑peripheral • Derivationally related forms: ↑circumference …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circumferential Road 5 — Route information Length: 19.7 km (12.2 mi) Major junctions …   Wikipedia

  • Circumferential Highway (Nashua) — For other uses, see List of highways named Circumferential Highway. The Circumferential Highway is the commonly accepted name for a bypass route around the city of Nashua in southern New Hampshire, the majority of which has not yet been built.… …   Wikipedia

  • Circumferential Highway — This article is about specific roads named as Circumferential Highways . For the general concept of circumferential highways, see ring road. Circumferential Highway may refer to one of the following beltways/orbital roads/ring roads: Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • circumferential lamella — one of the layers of bone that underlie the periosteum (external circumferential l.) and endosteum (internal circumferential l.); called also basic l …   Medical dictionary

  • circumferential speed — apskritiminis greitis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. circular velocity; circumferential speed; peripheral speed vok. Umfangsgeschwindigkeit, f rus. окружная скорость, f pranc. vitesse circulaire, f; vitesse périphérique, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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