Circumflexion Cir`cum*flex"ion, n. 1. The act of bending, or causing to assume a curved form. [1913 Webster]

2. A winding about; a turning; a circuity; a fold. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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