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I started collecting aerial photographs of Native American and South Pacific architecture; only the African ones were fractal. And if you think about it, all these different societies have different geometric design themes that they use. So Native Americans use a combination of circular symmetry and fourfold symmetry.
Ron Eglash

Meaning of "circular" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CIRCULAR

circular  [ˈsɜːkjʊlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CIRCULAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Circular can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CIRCULAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of circular in the English dictionary

The first definition of circular in the dictionary is of, involving, resembling, or shaped like a circle. Other definition of circular is circuitous. Circular is also futile because the truth of the premises cannot be established independently of the conclusion.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CIRCULAR


antitubercular
ˌæntɪtjuːˈbɜːkjʊlə
calcular
ˈkælkjʊlə
cardiovascular
ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈvæskjʊlə
furcula
ˈfɜːkjʊlə
furcular
ˈfɜːkjʊlə
molecular
məʊˈlɛkjʊlə
muscular
ˈmʌskjʊlə
noncircular
ˌnɒnˈsɜːkjʊlə
opercula
əʊˈpɜːkjʊlə
particular
pəˈtɪkjʊlə
semi-circular
ˌsemɪˈsɜːkjʊlə
spectacular
spɛkˈtækjʊlə
subopercula
ˌsʌbəʊˈpɜːkjʊlə
subopercular
ˌsʌbəʊˈpɜːkjʊlə
subucula
sʌbˈjuːkjʊlə
torcular
ˈtɔːkjʊlə
tritubercular
ˌtraɪtjuːˈbɜːkjʊlə
tubercula
tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlə
tubercular
tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlə
vascular
ˈvæskjʊlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CIRCULAR

circulable
circular breathing
circular function
circular measure
circular mil
circular polarization
circular saw
circular triangle
circularisation
circularise
circulariser
circularity
circularization
circularize
circularizer
circularly
circularness
circulatable
circulate
circulating capital

WORDS THAT END LIKE CIRCULAR

articular
auricular
avascular
binocular
cerebrovascular
curricular
diverticular
extracurricular
in particular
intramuscular
macromolecular
macular
neuromuscular
ocular
perpendicular
popular
secular
testicular
vehicular
ventricular
vernacular

Synonyms and antonyms of circular in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CIRCULAR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «circular» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of circular

Translation of «circular» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CIRCULAR

Find out the translation of circular to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of circular from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «circular» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

圆形的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

circular
570 millions of speakers

English

circular
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परिपत्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دَائِريّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

круглый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

circular
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিজ্ঞপ্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circulaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pekeliling
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

rund
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

円形の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

원형의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bunder
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tròn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வட்ட
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिपत्रक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dairesel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

circolare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kołowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

круглий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

circular
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κυκλικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

omsendbrief
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cirkulär
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sirkelformet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of circular

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCULAR»

The term «circular» is very widely used and occupies the 8.296 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCULAR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «circular» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «circular» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about circular

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10 QUOTES WITH «CIRCULAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word circular.
1
William Henry Ashley
Many of their lodges remained as perfect as when occupied. They were made of poles two or three inches in diameter, set up in circular form, and covered with cedar bark.
2
Saint Augustine
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
3
Randy Bachman
To add an AC outlet, for example, you just drill a circular hole in the wall, tap into the wiring, add the outlet and you're set. If you don't want it, pull it out and plaster over it with more earth to seal the hole.
4
Toni Cade Bambara
I've never been convinced that experience is linear, circular, or even random. It just is. I try to put it in some kind of order to extract meaning from it, to bring meaning to it.
5
Jo Beverley
I wouldn't like to live in a castle now, but I'd enjoy a visit to Restormel in Cornwall in its 13th century prime. It's a circular castle with the rooms built against the outer walls and quite intimate in size. Life there wouldn't follow the pattern of more classic castle design.
6
Nicolaus Copernicus
I shall now recall to mind that the motion of the heavenly bodies is circular, since the motion appropriate to a sphere is rotation in a circle.
7
Emile Durkheim
Each new generation is reared by its predecessor; the latter must therefore improve in order to improve its successor. The movement is circular.
8
Ron Eglash
I started collecting aerial photographs of Native American and South Pacific architecture; only the African ones were fractal. And if you think about it, all these different societies have different geometric design themes that they use. So Native Americans use a combination of circular symmetry and fourfold symmetry.
9
Richard Flanagan
I grew up very strongly with this sense of time being circular: that it constantly returned upon itself.
10
Tim Jackson
Firms produce goods for households - that's us - and provide us with incomes, and that's even better, because we can spend those incomes on more goods and services. That's called the circular flow of the economy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CIRCULAR»

Discover the use of circular in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to circular and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Topics in Circular Statistics
An important feature of this work is the S-plus subroutines provided for analyzing actual data sets. Coupled with the discussion of new theoretical research, the book should benefit both the researcher and the practitioner.
S. Rao Jammalamadaka, Ambar Sengupta, 2001
2
Circular Dichroism: Principles and Applications
The book begins with coverage of historical developments and moves quickly to fascinating reports on recent advances and emerging new fields in CD. New and updated coverage includes: * VOA theory * Solid-state CD applications * Fast time ...
Nina Berova, Koji Nakanishi, Robert Woody, 2000
3
Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master ...
From adapting flat patterns to circular and converting bottom-up projects to top-down, here is everything you need to know to master knitting in the round.
Margaret Radcliffe, 2012
4
Statistical Analysis of Circular Data
This book provides a unified and up-to-date account of techniques for handling circular data, and will interest all who perform data analyses.
N. I. Fisher, 1995
5
Circular Baby Afghans
When a beautiful baby gift is needed, it's time to get out a crochet hook and reach for More Circular Baby Afghans (Leisure Arts #5517).
Rebecca Leigh, 2009
6
The Circular Staircase
CHAPTER. I. I. TAKE. A. COUNTRY. HOUSE. This is the story of how a middle- aged spinster lost her mind, deserted her domestic gods in the city, took a furnished house for the summer out of town, and found herself involved in one of those ...
Mary Roberts Rinehart, 19
7
Circular Evidence: A Detailed Investigation of the Flattened ...
Other similar phenomena in southern Britain have also been found. Theories about their origin abound and this book discusses them.
Pat Delgado, Colin Andrews, 1990
8
More Circular Baby Afghans
When a beautiful baby gift is needed, it's time to get out a crochet hook and reach for More Circular Baby Afghans (Leisure Arts #5517).
Leisure Arts, 2011
9
Circular Stained Glass Pattern Book: 60 Full-Page Designs
Make beautiful stained glass projects with this versatile collection of 60 original designs set in picturesque circular frames — florals, foliates, landscapes, abstracts, heads, more.
Connie Eaton, 2013
10
Circular Breathing: The Cultural Politics of Jazz in Britain
DIVIn Circular Breathing, George McKay, a leading chronicler of British countercultures, uncovers the often surprising ways that jazz has accompanied social change during a period of rapid transformation in Great Britain.
George McKay, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CIRCULAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term circular is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Aims of “circular economy” questioned
The circular economy project, i.e. reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products, will transform Europe into a ... «The Slovak Spectator, Jul 15»
2
Xmet Announces Mailing of Notice of Meeting and Management …
... "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:XME) announces that it has mailed the Notice of Meeting and Management Information Circular in connection ... «Stockhouse, Jul 15»
3
Circular Energy Expands to Northeast
Circular Energy, a national provider of solar energy solutions for commercial and industrial customers, is proud to announce their expansion ... «AltEnergyMag, Jul 15»
4
Circular economy's potential Euro 1.8 trillion boost
Europe: By adopting circular economy principles, Europe can take advantage of the impending technology revolution to create a net benefit of ... «Recycling International, Jul 15»
5
SANG with "attractive" circular walk enables planning inspector to …
She said a proposed 2.3 km circular walk around the SANG was long enough to meet guidelines issued by government environmental adviser ... «Out-Law.com, Jul 15»
6
Supervisors sign off
Along with significant road upgrades towards Woolnorth and the construction of bridges across Circular Head, Rodney recalled working in ... «Circular Head Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Interface unveils latest circular economy innovation
Global flooring manufacturer Interface has developed the first ever biobased backing for carpet tiles, as part of the company's Mission Zero ... «edie.net, Jul 15»
8
ISRI updates its 'Scrap Specifications Circular'
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced the release of its “Scrap Specifications Circular 2015. «Recycling Today, Jul 15»
9
Circular principles could boost EU economy
BRUSSELS – The European economy could realise benefits of Euro1.8 trillion by 2030 by implementing circular economy principles, while ... «Ecotextile News, Jul 15»
10
MEPs Call For Circular Economy Report Backing Ahead Of Vote
MEPs have urged for the European Parliament to support a draft report that sets out “ambitious” circular economy proposals ahead of an MEP ... «CIWM Journal Online, Jul 15»

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