Origin of circular
Synonyms for circular
Related Words for circularoblique, round, spheroid, insert, notice, literature, publication, poster, handout, leaflet, pamphlet, flyer, advertisement, booklet, brochure, broadside, throwaway, indirect, rounded, annular
Examples from the Web for circular
Contemporary Examples of circular
She reassumed slave posture while Couple grabbed two magnetized clamps and a collection of circular magnets from a nearby shelf.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau
December 20, 2014
Steve Garth, who works in Circular Quay, was inside the Cartier jewelry store near the café when the siege began.Jihadi Siege in Sydney Ends in Gunfight
Courtney Subramanian, Lennox Samuels, Chris Allbritton
December 15, 2014
In the background, you can see two movers rolling out a large, circular blue ISIS sign.‘Archer’ Drops ISIS: The FX Series Dumps the Spy Org’s Name in Light of Recent Events
October 11, 2014
We start to argue some points but they are overly defensive and their answers are circular.Our Trip to The Climate War's Ground Zero
September 19, 2014
The circular trade exchange building features murals which date back to 1889.Paris’s Secret Fashion Week Haunts
July 8, 2014
Historical Examples of circular
Circular windows at this period came into vogue in the gables of churches.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
Fore and aft were circular partitions of steel, like drumheads.The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
What if the orbit of Darwinism should be a little too circular?The Origin of Species
Thomas H. Huxley
In this case the connecting-rod R is made in a circular piece.
It consists of a circular piece of brass drilled out, as shown.
late 14c., from Anglo-French circuler, Old French circuler "circular" (14c., Modern French circulaire), from Latin circularis, from circulus (see circle (n.)). The metaphoric circular firing squad is attested by 1990.
1550s, "circular figure," from circular (adj.). Meaning "a notice circulated" is from 1818.