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circumscript

[sur-kuh m-skript]
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adjective
  1. Rare. limited or confined.
  2. Obsolete. enclosed or encompassed.

Origin of circumscript

1640–50; < Latin circumscrīptus, past participle of circumscrībere to circumscribe; see circum-, script
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  • Of the circumscript it is likewise true, if the circumscript be understood to be a circle.

    The Way To Geometry

    Peter Ramus


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