circuity definition

  • noun:
    • A circuitous program; a roundabout way of doing one thing
    • A going round in a circle; a program perhaps not direct; a roundabout method of proceeding.
    • A circuitous program; a roundabout way of performing some thing
    • A going round in a circle; a course maybe not direct; a roundabout way of continuing.
  • others:
    • A going round; action in a circle or circuit.
    • Hence A roundabout manner of going or acting; departure from the nearest or straightest method or range: as, the circuity and delay of justice.
    • a propensity to believe a circular type; hawaii to be circular.
    • Compass; extent; circuit.
    • A going round; action in a circle or circuit.
    • thus A roundabout method of going or acting; deviation from the closest or straightest method or range: as, the circuity and wait of justice.
    • A tendency to believe a circular kind; their state of being circular.
    • Compass; degree; circuit.

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