Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 247 (Simple circularity)

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#247. [Simple circularity.] Circularity. -- N. circularity, roundness; rotundity &c. 249.

circle, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet[obs], annulus, annulet[obs], bracelet, armlet; ringlet; eye, loop, wheel; cycle, orb, orbit, rundle, zone, belt, cordon, band; contrate wheel[obs], crown wheel; hub; nave; sash, girdle, cestus[obs], cincture, baldric, fillet, fascia, wreath, garland; crown, corona, coronet, chaplet, snood, necklace, collar; noose, lasso, lassoo[obs].

ellipse, oval, ovule; ellipsoid, cycloid; epicycloid[Geom], epicycle; semicircle; quadrant, sextant, sector.

sphere &c. 249.

V. make round &c. adj.; round.

go round; encircle &c. 227; describe a circle &c. 311.

Adj. round, rounded, circular, annular, orbicular; oval, ovate; elliptic, elliptical; egg-shaped; pear-shaped &c. 245; cycloidal &c. n[obs].; spherical &c. 249.

Phr. "I watched the little circles die" [Tennyson].