Circular - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsɜːrkjələr|  American pronunciation of the word circular
Brit.  |ˈsəːkjʊlə|  British pronunciation of the word circular

noun

- an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution(syn: bill, broadsheet, broadside, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway)

adjective

- describing a circle; moving in a circle(syn: orbitual, rotary)

Examples

That planet has a more circular orbit than our planet does.

...a rather circular discussion of the problem that never addresses it directly...

According to the circular, eggs are on sale this week.

...promptly tosses out those advertising circulars that come in the newspaper...

The process is circular and tautological.

A body which always casts a circular shadow must itself be spherical.

he mailed the circular to all subscribers

the circular motion of the wheel

The wax should be applied using a circular motion.

Word forms

noun
singular: circular
plural: circulars
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