Encincture \En*cinc"ture\, n. A cincture. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

The vast encincture of that gloomy sea. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

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  • encincture — index blockade (enclosure), constraint (imprisonment), contain (enclose), embrace (encircle) …   Law dictionary

  • encincture — /en singk cheuhr/, v., encinctured, encincturing, v.t. to gird or encompass with or as with a belt or girdle: A ring of hills encinctures the town. [1805 15; EN 1 + CINCTURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • encincture — noun A cincture …   Wiktionary

  • encincture — en·cincture …   English syllables

  • encincture — /ɛnˈsɪŋktʃə/ (say en singkchuh), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (encinctured, encincturing) 1. to girdle; surround or encompass as with a girdle. –noun 2. the act or fact of being encompassed. {en 1 + cincture} …   Australian English dictionary

  • encincture — ə̇n, en+ transitive verb Etymology: en (I) + cincture, n. : to encircle with or as if with a girdle : gird a lake encinctured with a belt of forest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circumscription — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Circumscription >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 circumscription circumscription limitation inclosure Sgm: N 1 confinement confinement &c.(restraint) 751 Sgm: N 1 circumvallation circumvallation Sgm: N 1 encincture… …   English dictionary for students

  • cincture — n 1. circular border, band, tie, collar; belt, ring, skirt, ribbon, fillet, garland. 2. encompassment, encincture, circumjacence, cir cumambiance; walling in, hemming in, restriction, constriction, choking. v 3. encircle, circle, gird, begird,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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

  • constraint — I (imprisonment) noun act of keeping in, apprehension, arrest, bondage, bonds, bounds, captivity, care, charge, commitment, confinement, containment, control, custodianship, custody, detainment, detention, encincture, enclosure, enthrallment,… …   Law dictionary

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