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  • Circumscriber — Cir cum*scrib er, n. One who, or that which, circumscribes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumscriber — circumscrībˈer noun A person who circumscribes • • • Main Entry: ↑circumscribe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Halcyon — (IPAEng|ˈhælsiən), a term that originates from the Greek myth of Alcyone, is used most often to mean golden or marked by peace and prosperity. Halcyon may refer to:Birds * Halcyon (genus), a type of bird * Tree kingfisher, a family of birds… …   Wikipedia

  • circumscribe — circumscribable, adj. circumscriber, n. /serr keuhm skruyb , serr keuhm skruyb /, v.t., circumscribed, circumscribing. 1. to draw a line around; encircle: to circumscribe a city on a map. 2. to enclose within bounds; limit or confine, esp.… …   Universalium

  • circumscribe — verb 1》 restrict; limit. 2》 Geometry draw (a figure) round another, touching it at points but not cutting it. Compare with inscribe. Derivatives circumscriber noun circumscription noun Origin ME: from L. circumscribere, from circum around +… …   English new terms dictionary

  • circumscribe — /ˈsɜkəmskraɪb / (say serkuhmskruyb), /sɜkəmˈskraɪb / (say serkuhm skruyb) verb (t) (circumscribed, circumscribing) 1. to draw a line round; encircle; surround. 2. to enclose within bounds; limit or confine, especially narrowly. 3. to mark off;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • circumscribe — [sʉr′kəm skrīb΄, sʉr΄kəm skrīb′] vt. circumscribed, circumscribing [ME circumscriben < L circumscribere: see CIRCUM & SCRIBE] 1. to trace a line around; encircle; encompass 2. a) to set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine …   English World dictionary

  • circumscribe — 1 (of a line etc.) enclose or outline. 2 lay down the limits of; confine, restrict. 3 Geom. draw (a figure) round another, touching it at points but not cutting it (cf. INSCRIBE). Derivatives: circumscribable adj. circumscriber n.… …   Useful english dictionary

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