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Circular or Globular
Circular Cir"cu*lar, a. [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See Circle.] 1. In the form of, or bounded by, a circle; round. 2. repeating itself; ending in itself; reverting to the point of beginning; hence, illogical; inconclusive; as, circular reasoning. 3. Adhering to a fixed circle of legends; cyclic; hence, mean; inferior. See Cyclic poets, under Cyclic. Had Virgil been a circular poet, and closely adhered to history, how could the Romans have had Dido? --Dennis. 4. Addressed to a circle, or to a number of persons having a common interest; circulated, or intended for circulation; as, a circular letter. A proclamation of Henry III., . . . doubtless circular throughout England. --Hallam. 5. Perfect; complete. [Obs.] A man so absolute and circular In all those wished-for rarities that may take A virgin captive. --Massinger. Circular are, any portion of the circumference of a circle. Circular cubics (Math.), curves of the third order which are imagined to pass through the two circular points at infinity. Circular functions. (Math.) See under Function. Circular instruments, mathematical instruments employed for measuring angles, in which the graduation extends round the whole circumference of a circle, or 360[deg]. Circular lines, straight lines pertaining to the circle, as sines, tangents, secants, etc. Circular note or letter. (a) (Com.) See under Credit. (b) (Diplomacy) A letter addressed in identical terms to a number of persons. Circular numbers (Arith.), those whose powers terminate in the same digits as the roots themselves; as 5 and 6, whose squares are 25 and 36. --Bailey. --Barlow. Circular points at infinity (Geom.), two imaginary points at infinite distance through which every circle in the plane is, in the theory of curves, imagined to pass. Circular polarization. (Min.) See under Polarization. Circular or Globular sailing (Naut.), the method of sailing by the arc of a great circle. Circular saw. See under Saw.
Globularia Alypum
Gutwort Gut"wort`, n. (Bot.) A plant, Globularia Alypum, a violent purgative, found in Africa.
Globularity
Globularity Glob`u*lar"i*ty, n. The state of being globular; globosity; sphericity.
Globularly
Globularly Glob"u*lar*ly, adv. Spherically.
Globularness
Globularness Glob"u*lar*ness, n. Sphericity; globosity.
Interglobular
Interglobular In`ter*glob"u*lar, a. (Anat.) Between globules; -- applied esp. to certain small spaces, surrounded by minute globules, in dentine.
Subglobular
Subglobular Sub*glob"u*lar, a. Nearly globular.

Meaning of Globular from wikipedia

- A globular cluster is a spherical collection of stars that orbits a galactic core. Globular clusters are very tightly bound by gravity, which gives them...
- Globular proteins or spheroproteins are spherical ("globe-like") proteins and are one of the common protein types (the others being fibrous, disordered...
- along the ground, rooting at intervals. Globular cacti Cacti whose stems are even smaller may be described as globular (or globose). They consist of shorter...
- 6205 and sometimes called the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules or the Hercules Globular Cluster, is a globular cluster of several hundred thousand stars...
- The globulins are a family of globular proteins that have higher molecular weights than albumins and are insoluble in pure water but dissolve in dilute...
- The Globular Amphora culture (GAC, German: Kugelamp****n-Kultur (KAK); Russian: Культура шаровидных амфор, romanized: Kultura sharovidnykh amfor), c. 3400–2800...
- known globular cluster in the Milky Way. Globular One (or G1) has several stellar po****tions and a structure too m****ive for an ordinary globular. As a...
- large groups of stars. Two types of star clusters can be distinguished: globular clusters are tight groups of hundreds to millions of old stars which are...
- This is a list of globular clusters. The apparent magnitude does not include an extinction correction. These are globular clusters within the halo of...
- old stars and globular clusters, of which 90% lie within 100,000 light-years (30 kpc) of the Galactic Center. However, a few globular clusters have been...
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