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, throwawayadjective

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

    "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

  2. round, circularadjective

    having a circular shape

  3. circular, rotary, orbitualadjective

    describing a circle; moving in a circle

    "the circular motion of the wheel"

Wiktionary

  1. circularnoun

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

  2. circularnoun

    In the Administration, a circular letter

  3. circularnoun

    A sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form.

  4. circularadjective

    Of or relating to a circle

  5. circularadjective

    in the shape of, or moving in a circle

  6. circularadjective

    circuitous or roundabout

  7. circularadjective

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

  8. circularadjective

    distributed to a large number of persons

Webster Dictionary

  1. Circularadjective

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

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

  2. Circularadjective

    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. Circularadjective

    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. Circularadjective

    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. Circularadjective

    perfect; complete

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

  6. Circularadjective

    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. Circularadjective

    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.

Entomology

  1. Circular

    round like a circle.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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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. Tufan Erginbilgic:

    It is an important stepping stone in enabling a stronger circular economy in the polyester industry and helping to reduce unmanaged plastic waste.

  2. Ali Hughson:

    We started with an octagon shape framework then I bent the wood round to make the circular frame, it was a relief when I realized it would fit.

  3. 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.

  4. Paul Chodas:

    I suspect this newly discovered object 2020 SO to be an old rocket booster because it is following an orbit about the Sun that is extremely similar to Earth's, nearly circular, in the same plane, and only slightly farther away the Sun at its farthest point, that's precisely the kind of orbit that a rocket stage separated from a lunar mission would follow, once it passes by the Moon and escapes into orbit about the Sun. It's unlikely that an asteroid could have evolved into an orbit like this, but not impossible.

  5. Darrin Bell:

    All you get from a circular argument is dizzy.

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