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- n. The act of going round; a circuit, an encircling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of going round; circumlocution.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of going round.
- n. Circumlocution.
- n. A name proposed by C. S. Peirce for so much of any self-returning change as brings about the original state of those characters which are not altered by the reversal of a difference, while it does not bring about the return of such characters as are so altered. A half-revolution is a geometrical circuition. See bicircuition.
From Latin circuitiōnem, from circuīre. Compare circuit. (Wiktionary)