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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋsFkL 〕


〔 ˊsәːkl 〕

Overview of noun circle

The noun circle has 8 senses

  • circle -- (ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle")

  • set, circle, band, lot -- (an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot")

  • circle -- (something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle")

  • lap, circle, circuit -- (movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance")

  • traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout -- (a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary")

  • R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, rope, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circle -- (street names for flunitrazepan)

  • circle, dress circle -- (a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra; "they had excellent seats in the dress circle")

  • circle, round -- (any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles")

Overview of verb circle

The verb circle has 3 senses

  • circle -- (travel around something; "circle the globe")

  • circle, circulate -- (move in circles)

  • encircle, circle -- (form a circle around; "encircle the errors")