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circumduction


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumduction  \Cir`cum*duc"tion\,  n.  [L.  circumductio.] 
  1.  A  leading  about  circumlocution.  [R.]  --Hooker. 
 
  2.  An  annulling;  cancellation.  [R.]  --Ayliffe. 
 
  3.  (Phisiol.)  The  rotation  of  a  limb  round  an  imaginary  axis, 
  so  as  to  describe  a  concial  surface. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circumduction 
  n  :  a  circular  movement  of  a  limb  or  eye 




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