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circular  

  ( circulars    plural  )
1       adj   Something that is circular is shaped like a circle.  
usu ADJ n  
...a circular hole twelve feet wide and two feet deep..., Place your hands on your shoulders and move your elbows up, back, and down, in a circular motion.     
    semi-circular  
2       adj   A circular journey or route is one in which you go to a place and return by a different route.  
usu ADJ n  
Both sides of the river can be explored on this circular walk.     
3       adj   A circular argument or theory is not valid because it uses a statement to prove something which is then used to prove the statement.  
4       n-count   A circular is an official letter or advertisement that is sent to a large number of people at the same time.  
The proposal has been widely publicised in BBC-TV press information circulars sent to 1,800 newspapers.     


circular saw        ( circular saws    plural  ) A circular saw is a round metal disk with a sharp edge which is used for cutting wood and other materials.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use buzzsaw     
semi-circular      , semicircular  
Something that is semi-circular has the shape of half a circle.      adj  
...a semi-circular amphitheatre.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
crust, epicarp, husk, integument, outer layer, peel, skin
v.
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term
n.
uppermost layer in Earth`s atmosphere; lies above the ionosphere and extends to the edge of interplanetary space

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