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circumscript

[sur-kuh m-skript] /ˈsɜr kəmˌskrɪpt/
adjective
1.
Rare. limited or confined.
2.
Obsolete. enclosed or encompassed.
Origin of circumscript
1640-1650
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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