Part of speech:
Any of various other slender, tubelike devices for inserting, as to inflate or inject
A large magnetic compass used aboard ships, consisting of a compass card suspended in a gimbal-mounted bowl.
The four principal points of the compass; north, south, east, and west
The boundary line of a circle.
The space, area, volume, etc., to which something extends.
A device for finding out the direction from which radio waves or signals are coming, as a loop antenna that can be rotated freely on a vertical axis
A navigational aid consisting of an automatic radio receiver and a directional antenna that determine the transmission direction of incoming radio waves.
The border or limit so indicated.
The definition of an expanse is the distance to which something can grow or expand, or a vast open surface.
The extent of a surface or plane figure as measured in square units.
To form a circle around; encompass; surround
To make a circuit or circuit of.
To confine is to impose limits or restrictions, or to prevent someone from leaving.
To encircle; surround:
In a database, a space for a single item of information contained in a record.
(Geology) A specific position in a stratigraphic column, such as the location of one or more fossils, that serves to identify the stratum with a particular period.
(Music) To compose or arrange for performance.
The shorter and thicker of the two bones of the forearm or the lower portion of the foreleg.
To make an effort to address the needs of a group or community. Often used with out:
(Slang) To perform arthroscopic surgery.
To sphere is defined as to enclose in or put into a round shape.
Surround is defined as to enclose or circle around.
(Educ.) To get a grade of failure; not pass
The definition of an ambit is the area around something that acts as a marker or sign of the border or outside limit.
The outer boundary of a figure or area
The area along a boundary; the margin.
The ability or power to seize or attain; reach:
A publicly funded program offering such instruction along with information on agriculture, home economics, and business.
The definition of an orbit is a circular shape, the rotation of one full circle or a range of experience.
The general scope and coverage of a statute.
A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
The steady motion of an electron beam across a cathode-ray tube.
(Informal, Business) Regular upward and downward change in the price of stocks or in some other business activity
To put a band on or around; tie with a band
To bind around; gird
To beat with a belt or strap.
To encircle or surround with or as if with a girdle.
To encircle (a person or the part of the body) with a belt or band.
To remove a ring of bark from (a tree) as by cutting or chewing
To gird; girdle
To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
To make a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
To hide or protect oneself, as if behind a hedge
To understand as having a certain meaning
(Intransitive) To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose.
To capture or take by trapping, snaring, or some other means:
The definition of comprehend means to understand the meaning or to include someone or something as a part.
To put in words; couch; express
To come or go after; proceed behind:
To take note of; recognize:
The definition of sense is to perceive, or be aware of something.
To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
To gather or assume from what is heard, known, etc.; infer
To understand; comprehend.
(Slang) To understand fully:
Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
A skill, talent, or capacity:
Any specified area or region
To become open
A 45° arc.
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