- n ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
he calculated the circumference of the circle
- n an unofficial association of people or groups
- n something approximating the shape of a circle
the chairs were arranged in a circle
- n movement once around a course
- n a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
- n street names for flunitrazepan
- n a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra
they had excellent seats in the dress circle
- n any circular or rotating mechanism
the machine punched out metal circles
- v travel around something
circle the globe
- v move in circles
- v form a circle around
encircle the errors
- Kobe Bryant in FanHouse (blog)
You can see how excited he is about it,Bryant said. "You can see it in his eyes that he's ecstatic. It's been a long time since he had a champagne bath, and I knew that, so I made sure he became part of our circle and we got him pretty...
- John Howard in Wall Street Journal
If I was running al Qaeda in Iraq I would put a circle around March 2008 and pray as many times as possible for a victory not only for Obama but also for the Democrats,Mr. Howard said in a nationally televised interview.
- Roger Penske in International Herald Tribune
I talked to Rick earlier today, and I said, 'You've been in the winner's circle so many times, if we win will you give me your hat?' He was the first one down here. So I thank him,Penske said while wearing that very cap. "We've been...