What does circular mean?

Definitions for circular
ˈsɜr kyə lərcir·cu·lar

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word circular.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway(adj)

    an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

    "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

  2. round, circular(adj)

    having a circular shape

  3. circular, rotary, orbitual(adj)

    describing a circle; moving in a circle

    "the circular motion of the wheel"

Wiktionary

  1. circular(Noun)

    A printed advertisement, directive, or notice intended for mass distribution; a flyer

  2. circular(Noun)

    In the Administration, a circular letter

  3. circular(Noun)

    A sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form.

  4. circular(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a circle

  5. circular(Adjective)

    in the shape of, or moving in a circle

  6. circular(Adjective)

    circuitous or roundabout

  7. circular(Adjective)

    defining one word in terms of another that is itself defined in terms of the first word

  8. circular(Adjective)

    distributed to a large number of persons

Webster Dictionary

  1. Circular(adj)

    in the form of, or bounded by, a circle; round

    Etymology: [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.]

  2. Circular(adj)

    repeating itself; ending in itself; reverting to the point of beginning; hence, illogical; inconclusive; as, circular reasoning

    Etymology: [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.]

  3. Circular(adj)

    adhering to a fixed circle of legends; cyclic; hence, mean; inferior. See Cyclic poets, under Cyclic

    Etymology: [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.]

  4. Circular(adj)

    addressed to a circle, or to a number of persons having a common interest; circulated, or intended for circulation; as, a circular letter

    Etymology: [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.]

  5. Circular(adj)

    perfect; complete

    Etymology: [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.]

  6. Circular(adj)

    a circular letter, or paper, usually printed, copies of which are addressed or given to various persons; as, a business circular

    Etymology: [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.]

  7. Circular(adj)

    a sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form

    Etymology: [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.]

Freebase

  1. Circular

    Circular is the second studio album by Spanish singer Vega, released on February 27, 2006 by Universal Music Spain.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Circular

    sėr′kū-lar, adj. round: ending in itself: addressed to a circle of persons.—n. a note sent round to a circle or number of persons.—n. Circular′ity.—adv. Cir′cularly.—Circular notes, bank-notes issued for the convenience of travellers, being a kind of bill personal to the bearer, who is given also a corresponding 'letter of indication' addressed to foreign bankers.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'circular' in Adjectives Frequency: #877

How to pronounce circular?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say circular in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of circular in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of circular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of circular in a Sentence

  1. Nick Bond:

    In the fall of 2013 and early 2014 we started to notice a big, almost circular mass of water that just didn't cool off as much as it usually did, so by spring of 2014 it was warmer than we had ever seen it for that time of year.

  2. Erik Prince:

    This is a circular firing-squad argument.

  3. Joshua Nowlan:

    I assumed it had to be the shooter, from his stance ... He was walking around, and I can see him pointing the gun in a circular motion that looked like he was searching for more people ... I was terribly scared, my thought process was that he was searching for other people and that he was going to start going row by row, and that anybody he would see in that row who was still moving, he would shoot.

  4. Anna Gedda:

    It comes back to the whole circular vision ... it just makes great sense to look into this business, we see this as a growing part of the industry, with great opportunities both for consumers and not least for the environmental impact, and how we can drastically reduce that by extending the life of the products.

  5. St. Augustine:

    Men go abroad to wonder the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.

Images & Illustrations of circular

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