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Meaning of CIRCUMFERENTIAL

Pronunciation:  sur`kumfu'renshul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a road that takes traffic around the edge of a town
  2. [adj]  lying around or just outside the edges or outskirts; "circumferential highways around cities"
 

CIRCUMFERENTIAL is a 15 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: bypass, peripheral, ring road
 
 See Also: road, route

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cir*cum`fer*en"tial\, a. [LL.
circumferentialis.]
Pertaining to the circumference; encompassing; encircling;
circuitous. --Parkhurst.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ambient, circling, circumambient, circumflex, circumfluent, circumfluous, circumjacent, delineatory, embracing, encircling, enclosing, encompassing, enfolding, enveloping, environing, in outline, neighboring, outlined, perimetric, peripheral, roundabout, suburban, surrounding, wrapping
 

 

 

 

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