Circumscribable
Circumscribable Cir`cum*scrib"a*ble, a. Capable of being circumscribed. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumscribable — cir·cum·scrib·a·ble …   English syllables

  • circumscribable — |sərkəmz|skrībəbəl, |sə̄k , |səik , m|sk adjective : capable of being circumscribed …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Tangential quadrilateral — An example of a tangential quadrilateral In Euclidean geometry, a tangential quadrilateral or circumscribed quadrilateral is a convex quadrilateral whose sides all lie tangent to a single circle inscribed within the quadrilateral. This circle is… …   Wikipedia

  • circumscriber — See circumscribable. * * * …   Universalium

  • circumscribe — [sʉr′kəm skrīb΄, sʉr΄kəm skrīb′] vt. circumscribed, circumscribing [ME circumscriben < L circumscribere: see CIRCUM & SCRIBE] 1. to trace a line around; encircle; encompass 2. a) to set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine …   English World dictionary

  • circumscribe — v.tr. 1 (of a line etc.) enclose or outline. 2 lay down the limits of; confine, restrict. 3 Geom. draw (a figure) round another, touching it at points but not cutting it (cf. INSCRIBE). Derivatives: circumscribable adj. circumscriber n.… …   Useful english dictionary

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