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Meaning of CIRCUMVOLVE

Pronunciation:  `surkum'vâlv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
 

CIRCUMVOLVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: rotate
 
 See Also: birl, birle, crank, crank up, go around, revolve, spin, turn, twirl, whirl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cir`cum*volve"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Circumvolved}; p. pr. vb. n. {Circumvolving}.] [L.
    circumvolvere, -volutum; circum + volvere to roll.]
    To roll round; to cause to revolve; to put into a circular
    motion. --Herrick.
    
    
  2. \Cir`cum*volve"\, v. i.
    To roll round; to revolve.
    
    
 

 

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