Circuitous

  • 21 circuitous — cir·cu·i·tous || sÉ™ kjuːɪtÉ™s adj. indirect (action or language); roundabout, winding, not direct …

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  • 22 circuitous — [sə: kju:ɪtəs] adjective (of a route) longer than the most direct way. Derivatives circuitously adverb circuitousness noun …

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  • 23 circuitous — a. Tortuous, devious, turning, winding, indirect, roundabout …

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  • 24 circuitous — adj roundabout, circular, ambagious, meandering, tortuous, sinuous, serpentine, anfractuous, flexuous; turning, twisting, crooked, zigzag, helical, labyrinthine, mazelike; rambling, indirect, devious …

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  • 25 circuitous — cir·cu·i·tous …

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  • 26 circuitous — cir•cu•i•tous [[t]sərˈkyu ɪ təs[/t]] adj. roundabout; not direct • Etymology: 1655–65; < ML cir•cu′i•tous•ly, adv. cir•cu′i•tous•ness, n …

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  • 27 circuitous —   Lauwili, lauwiliwili, ka awiliwili …

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  • 28 circuitous — adj. 1 indirect (and usu. long). 2 going a long way round. Derivatives: circuitously adv. circuitousness n. Etymology: med.L circuitosus f. circuitus CIRCUIT …

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  • 29 circuitous action — index indirection (indirect action) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 30 circuitous route — index detour, indirection (indirect action) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 31 take a circuitous route — index detour Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 32 Circuitously — Circuitous Cir*cu i*tous, a. [LL. circuitosus.] Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect; as, a circuitous road; a circuitous manner of accomplishing an end. {Cir*cu i*tous*ly}, adv. {Cir*cu i*tous*ness}, n. Syn: Tortuous; winding; sinuous; …

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  • 33 Circuitousness — Circuitous Cir*cu i*tous, a. [LL. circuitosus.] Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect; as, a circuitous road; a circuitous manner of accomplishing an end. {Cir*cu i*tous*ly}, adv. {Cir*cu i*tous*ness}, n. Syn: Tortuous; winding; sinuous; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 34 circuitously — circuitous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a route) longer than the most direct way. DERIVATIVES circuitously adverb circuitousness noun …

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  • 35 circuitousness — circuitous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a route) longer than the most direct way. DERIVATIVES circuitously adverb circuitousness noun …

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  • 36 indirect — indirect, circuitous, roundabout are comparable when applied to ways, routes, or means with the meaning not leading by a straight path to a destination or goal. Indirect basically implies departure from the straight and short line between two… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 37 Descriptive geometry — is the branch of geometry which allows the representation of three dimensional objects in two dimensions, by using a specific set of procedures. The resulting techniques are important for engineering, architecture, design and in art. [1] Drawing… …

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  • 38 indirect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. oblique; roundabout, circuitous; underhand, crooked, furtive; hinted, implied, inferential. See circuity, deviation,obliquity.Ant., direct, straight. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. roundabout,… …

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  • 39 roundabout — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. circuitous, indirect. See circuity, deviation, diffuseness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. indirect, circuitous, devious, deviating; see indirect . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. 1. indirect… …

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  • 40 Irish Sea Tunnel — An Irish Sea Tunnel would link Ireland to Great Britain across the Irish Sea. It has been suggested in the past largely for political reasons. It would be a railway tunnel, similar to the Channel Tunnel across the English Channel. Although the… …

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