# circle

suomi-englanti sanakirja## circle englannista suomeksi

parvi

ympyrä

piiri

kiertää ympäri, kiertää

ympäröidä, ympyröidä

flunitratsepaami

kiertää ympyrää

kierros

liikenneympyrä

#### Substantiivi

#### Verbi

## circle englanniksi

A two-dimensional geometric figure, a line, consisting of the set of all those points in a plane that are equally distant from a given point (center).

*(syn)**(ux)*such that*(nowrap)*r2 is a circle of radius r around the point*(nowrap)*.A two-dimensional geometric figure, a disk, consisting of the set of all those points of a plane at a distance less than or equal to a fixed distance (radius) from a given point.

Any shape, curve or arrangement of objects that approximates to or resembles the geometric figures.

''Children, please join hands and form a circle.''

Any thin three-dimensional equivalent of the geometric figures.

*(ux)*A specific group of persons; especially one who shares a common interest.

*(RQ:Macaulay Goldsmith)**(RQ:WBsnt IvryGt)*- At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.
*(..)*In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass. *(RQ:Chmbrs YngrSt)*- “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers,
*(nb..)*, the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!" 1922,

*(w)*, ''*(w)*''- The Rabbit could not claim to be a model of anything, for he didn’t know that real rabbits existed; he thought they were all stuffed with sawdust like himself, and he understood that sawdust was quite out-of-date and should never be mentioned in modern circles.
The orbit of an astronomical body.

A line comprising two semicircles of 30 yards radius centred on the wickets joined by straight lines parallel to the pitch used to enforce restrictions in a match.

A ritual circle that is cast three times deosil and closes three times widdershins either in the air with a wand or literally with stones or other items used for worship.

A circle or roundabout.

*(quote-text)*Compass; circuit; enclosure.

*(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)*An instrument of observation, whose graduated limb consists of an entire circle. When fixed to a wall in an observatory, it is called a ''mural circle''; when mounted with a telescope on an axis and in Y's, in the plane of the meridian, a ''meridian'' or ''transit circle''; when involving the principle of reflection, like the sextant, a ''reflecting circle''; and when that of repeating an angle several times continuously along the graduated limb, a ''repeating circle''.

A series ending where it begins, and repeating itself.

*(RQ:Dryden Georgics)*- Thus in a circle runs the peasant's pain.
A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning.

*(RQ:Glanvill The Vanity of Dogmatizing)*- That heavy bodies descend by gravity; and, again, that gravity is a quality whereby a heavy body descends, is an impertinent circle and teaches nothing.
Indirect form of words; circumlocution.

*(RQ:Jonson The Alchemis)*- Has he given the lie, / In circle, or oblique, or semicircle.
A territorial division or district.

''The wolves circled the herd of deer.''

*(RQ:Pope Essay on Man)*To surround.

''A high fence circles the enclosure.''

1699,

*(w)*, ''Voyages and Descriptions''- Their heads are circled with a short turban.
1798,

*(w)*, ''Ballads (1798)/The Dungeon|The Dungeon''- So he lies, circled with evil.
''Circle the jobs that you are interested in applying for.''

To travel in circles.

''Vultures circled overhead.''