from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An argument; a go-round.
  • noun An evasive excuse; a runaround.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (aeronautics) A landing approach that fails and gives way to another attempt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun aviation An abort of a final approach where the pilot circles the airport to make another attempt at landing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
  • verb go around the flank of (an opposing army)
  • verb be sufficient
  • verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious
  • verb become widely known and passed on
  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center


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