HyperDic: circular

English > 3 senses of the word circular:
ADJECTIVEallcircular, roundhaving a circular shape
allcircular, rotary, orbitualdescribing a circle
NOUNcommunicationcircular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwawayan advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
circular > pronunciation
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > circular: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a circular shape.
Narrowerapple-shapedHaving the general shape of an apple
ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, sphericalHaving the shape of a sphere or ball
barrel-shapedHaving the general shape of a barrel
bulblike, bulbous, bulb-shapedshaped like a bulb
capitateabruptly enlarged and globose at the tip
cumuliformshaped like a cumulus cloud
discoid, discoidal, disklike, disclike, disk-shaped, disc-shapedHaving a flat circular shape
goblet-shapedresembling the shape of a goblet
moonlike, moon-roundresembling the moon in shape
nutlikeresembling a nut in shape and size
pancake-likeresembling a pancake in shape
pear-shapedHaving a round shape tapered at one end
pinwheel-shapedHaving the round shape of a pinwheel
ringlikeHaving the shape of a ring
roundishSomewhat round in appearance or form
wheel-likeround like a wheel
See alsoroundedcurving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
OppositesquareHaving four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle
Spanishcircular, redondo
Catalancircular, rodó
Nounscircleellipse in which the two axes are of equal length
circularitythe roundness of a 2-dimensional figure
Verbscircularizemake circular
English > circular: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDescribing a circle; moving in a circle.
Example"the circular motion of the wheel"
Synonymsrotary, orbitual
Broadercyclic, cyclicalrecurring in cycles
Nounscirclemovement once around a course
circleany circular or rotating mechanism
Adverbscircularlyin a circular manner
English > circular: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution.
Example"he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
Synonymshandbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway
NarrowerstufferAn advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
Broaderad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertA public promotion of some product or service
Spanishcircular, periódico de gran formato, volante
Catalancircular, volant
Verbscircularisecause to become widely known
circularize, circularisedistribute circulars to
circularize, circularisecanvass by distributing letters
circulatecause be distributed

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