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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Circumscribe(0.00892 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Circumscribe.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: draw a line around; “He drew a circle around the points”
2: restrict or confine, “I limit you to two visits to the pub a
day” [syn: limit, confine]
3: to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the
two are in contact but do not intersect
English → English (gcide)
Circumscribe \Cir`cum*scribe"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Circumscribed; p. pr. & vb. n. Circumscribing.] [L.
circumscribere, -scriptum; circum + scribere to write, draw.
1. to write or engrave around. [R.]
Thereon is circumscribed this epitaph. --Ashmole.
2. To inclose within a certain limit; to hem in; to surround;
to bound; to confine; to restrain.
To circumscribe royal power. --Bancroft.
3. (Geom.) To draw a line around so as to touch at certain
points without cutting. See Inscribe, 5.
Syn: To bound; limit; restrict; confine; abridge; restrain;
environ; encircle; inclose; encompass.