### Definition of Circumscribes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of circumscribe) ¹

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumscribes

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### Literary usage of Circumscribes

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1. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1888)
"Professor GENESE, MA)—If a conic circumscribes a parallelogram OABC, and a variable straight line through О meets the opposite sides in P, U, and the curve ..."

2. Elements of Plane Analytic Geometry by John Daniel Runkle (1888)
"... is obvious that this centre-locus passes through the middle points of the three diagonals of the quadrilateral which circumscribes the system of conies. ..."

3. Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from the "Educational Times": With by W. J. C. Miller (1866)
"... which circumscribes a given triangle, and is cut harmonically by two fixed straight lines. NB— A conic is said to be cut harmonically in two pairs of ..."

4. Cartesian Plane Geometry by Charlotte Angas Scott (1907)
"If a triangle circumscribes a parabola, the orthocentre is on the directrix, and the circumscribing circle passes through the focus. ..."