circumscribe definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To draw a line around; encircle.
    • To limit narrowly; restrict.
    • to look for the limitations of; determine. See Synonyms at restriction.
    • To enclose (a polygon or polyhedron) within a configuration of outlines, curves, or areas making sure that every vertex regarding the enclosed item is incident regarding enclosing setup.
    • To erect (such a configuration) around a polygon or polyhedron: circumscribe a circle around a square.
    • to publish or engrave around.
    • To inclose within a specific limit; to hem in; to encircle; to bound; to limit; to restrain.
    • To draw a line around to be able to touch at certain things without cutting. See Inscribe, 5.
    • to attract a line around; encircle.
    • To limit narrowly; restrict.
    • To determine the restrictions of; define. See Synonyms at restriction.
    • To enclose (a polygon or polyhedron) within a configuration of outlines, curves, or areas so every vertex associated with enclosed item is incident on the enclosing setup.
    • To erect (these types of a configuration) around a polygon or polyhedron: circumscribe a circle around a square.
    • to write or engrave around.
    • To inclose within a specific restriction; to hem in; to surround; to bound; to confine; to restrain.
    • To draw a line around to be able to touch at specific things without cutting. See Inscribe, 5.
  • verb:
    • To draw a line around; to encircle.
    • To limit narrowly; to restrict.
    • to attract the smallest group or higher-dimensional sphere with (a polyhedron, polygon, etc.) with its interior.
    • limit or confine,
    • to draw a geometric figure around another figure so the two are in contact but don't intersect
    • draw a line around
    • To draw a line around; to encircle.
    • To restrict narrowly; to restrict.
    • to-draw the smallest group or higher-dimensional sphere which has (a polyhedron, polygon, etc.) in its inside.
    • restrict or limit,
    • to-draw a geometric figure around another figure so your two come in contact but don't intersect
    • draw a line around
  • others:
    • to publish or inscribe around.
    • To mark out certain bounds or limits for; inclose within particular limits; limitation; bound; confine; restrain.
    • In geometry, to draw around in order to touch at as many things possible.
    • to create or inscribe around.
    • To mark aside particular bounds or limitations for; inclose within specific restrictions; restriction; bound; confine; restrain.
    • In geometry, to draw around to be able to touch at as much things as you possibly can.

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