from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of going round.
- noun Circumlocution.
- noun 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
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare The act of going round; circumlocution.
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- noun archaic The act of going round; a
circuit, an encircling.
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From Latin circuitiōnem, from circuīre. Compare circuit.
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a piece of circuition needed for variety of development, and, of necessity, to eventuate in forms fresher, more
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