circumcircle

[ sur-kuh m-sur-kuh l ]
/ ˈsɜr kəmˌsɜr kəl /

noun Geometry.

a circle circumscribed about a figure.

Nearby words

  1. circumambulate,
  2. circumanal gland,
  3. circumbasal,
  4. circumbendibus,
  5. circumcenter,
  6. circumcise,
  7. circumcision,
  8. circumcolumnar,
  9. circumduction,
  10. circumference

Origin of circumcircle

First recorded in 1880–85; circum- + circle

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