Definition of Circumflexes

1. Noun. (plural of circumflex) ¹



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Definition of Circumflexes

1. circumflex [n] - See also: circumflex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumflexes

circumflex artery
circumflex artery of the thigh
circumflex branch of left coronary artery
circumflex femoral arteries
circumflex femoral vein
circumflex fibular artery
circumflex humeral arteries
circumflex humeral artery
circumflex iliac arteries
circumflex iliac artery
circumflex iliac vein
circumflex nerve
circumflex scapular artery
circumflex vein
circumflex veins
circumflexes (current term)
circumflexion
circumflexions
circumfluence
circumfluent
circumfluous
circumforanean
circumforaneous
circumfuse
circumfused
circumfuses
circumfusile
circumfusing
circumfusion
circumfusions

Literary usage of Circumflexes

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1. Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of by William Sherwood (1856)
"ELIDES—CURVES circumflexes WALKER WRONG. IN vocal language, we perceive at every impulse of the voice, an upward or downward slide, or turn. ..."

2. The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises by John Frost (1855)
"circumflexes. The rising circumflex begins with the falling inflection, and ends with the rising upon the same syllable, and seems as it were to twist ..."

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