(Cir`cum*fo*ra"ne*ous) a. [L. circumforaneus
found in markets; circum + forum a market place.] Going about or abroad; walking or wandering from
house to house. Addison.
(Cir`cum*ful"gent) a. [Pref. circum- + fulgent.] Shining around or about.
(Cir`cum*fuse") v. t. [L. circumfusus, p. p. of circumfundere to pour around; circum +
fundere to pour.] To pour round; to spread round.
His army circumfused on either wing.
(Cir`cum*fu"sile) a. [Pref. circum- + L. fusilis fusil, a.] Capable of being poured or
spread round. "Circumfusile gold." Pope.
(Cir`cum*fu"sion) n. [L. circumfusio.] The act of pouring or spreading round; the state of
being spread round. Swift.
(Cir`cum*ges*ta"tion) n. [L. circumgestare to carry around; circum + gestare to carry.]
The act or process of carrying about. [Obs.]
Circumgestation of the eucharist to be adored.
(Cir`cum*gy"rate) v. t. & i. [Pref. circum- + gyrate.] To roll or turn round; to cause to
perform a rotary or circular motion. Ray.
(Cir`cum*gy*ra"tion) n. The act of turning, rolling, or whirling round.
A certain turbulent and irregular circumgyration.
(Cir`cum*gy"ra*to*ry) a. Moving in a circle; turning round. Hawthorne.
(Cir`cum*gyre") v. i. To circumgyrate. [Obs.]
(Cir`cum*in*ces"sion) n. [Pref. circum- + L. incedere, incessum, to walk.] (Theol.)
The reciprocal existence in each other of the three persons of the Trinity.
(Cir`cum*ja"cence) n. Condition of being circumjacent, or of bordering on every side.
(Cir`cum*ja"cent) a. [L. circumjacens, p. pr. of circumjacere; circum + jacere to lie.]
Lying round; bordering on every side. T. Fuller.
(Cir`cum*jo"vi*al) n. [Pref. circum- + L. Jupiter, gen. Jovis, Jove.] One of the moons
or satellites of the planet Jupiter. [Obs.] Derham.
(Cir`cum*lit"to*ral) a. [Pref. circum- + L. littus, littoris, shore; preferable form, litus,
litoris.] Adjointing the shore.
(Cir`cum*lo*cu"tion) n. [L. circumlocutio, fr. circumloqui, -locutus, to make use of
circumlocution; circum + loqui to speak. See Loquacious.] The use of many words to express an idea
that might be expressed by few; indirect or roundabout language; a periphrase.
the plain Billingsgate way of calling names . . . would save abundance of time lost by circumlocution. Circumlocution office, a term of ridicule for a governmental office where business is delayed by passing
through the hands of different officials.
(Cir`cum*lo*cu"tion*al) a. Relating to, or consisting of, circumlocutions; periphrastic; circuitous.