Circumjacence Cir`cum*ja"cence, n. Condition of being circumjacent, or of bordering on every side. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumjacence — index blockade (enclosure), border, enclosure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Circumjacence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Circumjacence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 circumjacence circumjacence circumambience Sgm: N 1 environment environment encompassment Sgm: N 1 atmosphere atmosphere medium surroundings GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • circumjacence — …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumjacent — circumjacence, circumjacency, n. /serr keuhm jay seuhnt/, adj. lying around; surrounding. [1480 90; < L circumjacent (s. of circumjacens, prp. of circumjacere to lie around), equiv. to circum CIRCUM + jac lie + ent ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Exteriority — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Exteriority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 exteriority exteriority Sgm: N 1 outside outside exterior Sgm: N 1 surface surface superficies Sgm: N 1 skin skin &c.(covering) 223 Sgm: N 1 superstratum …   English dictionary for students

  • cir|cum|ja|cen|cy — «SUR kuhm JAY suhn see», noun. = circumjacence. (Cf. ↑circumjacence) …   Useful english dictionary

  • enclosure — I noun arena, barrier, blockade, border, boundary, bracket, cincture, circle, circumjacence, circumscription, circumvallation, confine, confinement, container, containment, custody, edge, embrace, encasement, encirclement, enclosed space,… …   Law dictionary

  • blockade — I (barrier) noun bar, barricade, block, blockage, bottleneck, cordon, curb, impediment, obsessio, obsidio, obstacle, obstruction, stop, stumbling block II (enclosure) noun circumjacence, circumscription, circumvallation, compass, containment,… …   Law dictionary

  • border — I noun ambit, borderland, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, circumjacence, confine, contiguity, edge, edging, end, enframement, extremity, flange, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, ledge, limit, line of demarcation, marge, margin, outline …   Law dictionary

  • cincture — Synonyms and related words: anklet, arena, armlet, band, begird, belt, bracelet, cingulum, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, close, collar, collarband, confine, container,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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