from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To proceed completely around: circumnavigating the earth.
- transitive v. To go around; circumvent: circumnavigate the downtown traffic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To travel completely around somewhere or something, especially by sail.
- v. To circumvent or bypass.
- v. To sail around the world.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To sail completely round.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To sail round; pass round by water: as, to circumnavigate the globe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. travel around, either by plane or ship
The record for the youngest person to circumnavigate is held by 17-year-old Mike Perham of Britain.
3. Indirect free kick - trying to mess around with the laws of the game I believe the word used is "circumnavigate" a la Magellan
Making a mental note that he would come back some time and study the class of persons that must sit and drink at those multitudinous tables, he proceeded to circumnavigate the room.
Lay out those mattresses end to end though, and they would stretch out over 25,000 miles -- enough to circumnavigate the globe.
Enough off-topic puns and invective, and one can get the entire thread to circumnavigate its original topic or purpose for being.
This ship charts a global course and will be among the choices for those who decide to circumnavigate the globe.
So we want to circumnavigate the globe in the most tricked-out military gear, sticking our energy-sucking straw into every oil reserve we can buy or battle over, and not raise the funds necessary here at home to pay for that?
A mad dash to circumnavigate the globe on a budget, in an art-inspired game of Connect the Spots.
"To race around the Isle of Wight will always remain special," says Ms. Caffari, who in 2006 became the first woman to circumnavigate the world alone and nonstop against the prevailing winds and currents.
Able to live on a legacy left by her father, Bishop could afford to travel and in 1951 set off to circumnavigate South America by boat.