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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section III. Form
2. Special Form
 
247. [Simple Circularity.] Circularity.
 
  
NOUN:CIRCULARITY, roundness; rotundity [See Rotundity].
  CIRCLE, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet, annulus, annulet, bracelet, armlet; ringlet; eye, loop, wheel; cycle, orb, orbit, rundle, zone, belt, cordon, band; contrate -, crown- wheel; hub, nave; sash, girdle, cestus, cest or ceste, cincture, baldric, fillet, fascia, wreath, garland; crown, corona, coronet, chaplet, snood, necklace, collar; noose, lasso.
  ELLIPSE, oval, ovule; ellipsoid, cycloid, epicycloid, epicycle.
  semicircle; quadrant, sextant, sector.
  
VERB:MAKE ROUND &c. adj.; round.
  GO ROUND; encircle [See Circumjacence]; describe a circle [See Circuition].
  
ADJECTIVE:ROUND, rounded, circular, annular, orbicular, orbiculate or orbiculated; oval, ovate, obovate, ovoid, ovoidal [rare], elliptic, elliptical, egg-shaped; pear-shaped [See Curvature]; cycloidal &c. n.; spherical [See Rotundity]; fasciate or fasciated.
  
QUOTATION:I watched the little circles die.—Tennyson

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