Meaning of circle

Definition of circle

(noun) 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"
an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle"
(adv) having consequence
(noun) a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
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"
any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
(verb) travel around something; "circle the globe"
move in a circular path above (someone or something); "the plane circled, looking for a landing spot"
form or draw a circle around; "encircle the errors"

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