circumfluous
adjective see circumfluent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • circumfluous — index circuitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Circumfluous — Circumfluent Cir*cum flu*ent, Circumfluous Cir*cum flu*ous, a. [L. circumfluere, p. pr. of circumfluere; circum + fluere to flow; also L. circumfluus.] Flowing round; surrounding in the manner of a fluid. The deep, circumfluent waves. Pope. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumfluous — /səˈkʌmfluəs/ (say suh kumfloohuhs) adjective 1. flowing round; encompassing: circumfluous tides. 2. surrounded by water. {Latin circumfluus flowing round} …   Australian English dictionary

  • circumfluous — /seuhr kum flooh euhs/, adj. 1. circumfluent. 2. surrounded by water. [1605 15; < L circumfluus, equiv. to circum CIRCUM + fluus, deriv. of fluere to flow; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • circumfluous — adj. surrounded by water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • circumfluous — cir·cum·flu·ous …   English syllables

  • circumfluous — adjective see circumfluent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circumfluent — Cir*cum flu*ent, Circumfluous Cir*cum flu*ous, a. [L. circumfluere, p. pr. of circumfluere; circum + fluere to flow; also L. circumfluus.] Flowing round; surrounding in the manner of a fluid. The deep, circumfluent waves. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumfluent — adjective Etymology: from Latin circumfluent , circumfluens, present participle of circumfluere to flow around, from circum + fluere to flow more at fluid Date: 1577 flowing round or surrounding in the manner of a fluid • circumfluous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • circuitous — I adjective ambagious, anfractuous, anguilliform, anguine, circumfluent, circumambulating, circumfluous, circumlocutory, complicated, contorted, convoluted, convolution, crooked, curved, deviating, deviatory, devious, digressive, discursive, eel… …   Law dictionary

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