circumvolve (circumvolves, present participle circumvolving; past and past participle circumvolved)

  1. (intransitive) To revolve or move around something.
    • 1820, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Oedipus Tyrannus; Or, Swellfoot The Tyrant: A Tragedy in Two Acts:
      The oracle is now about to be
      Fulfilled by circumvolving destiny;
      Which says: “Thebes, choose reform or civil war,
      When through your streets, instead of hare with dogs,
      A smc Consort Queen shall hunt a smc King with Hogs,
      Riding upon the IONIAN MINOTAUR.”
  2. (transitive) To roll round; to cause to revolve; to put into a circular motion.

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