- to draw a circle outside of a triangle tangent to one side of the triangle and to the extensions of the other two sides.
Origin of escribe
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- (tr) to draw (a circle) so that it is tangential to one side of a triangle and to the other two sides produced
C16 (meaning: to write out): from ex- 1 + Latin scrībere to write