• WordNet 3.6
    • v circumvolve cause to turn on an axis or center "Rotate the handle"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Circumvolve To roll round; to cause to revolve; to put into a circular motion.
    • v. i Circumvolve To roll round; to revolve.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • circumvolve To turn or cause to roll about; cause to revolve.
    • circumvolve To roll around; revolve.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Circumvolve sėr-kum-volv′ to roll round
    • v.i Circumvolve to revolve:—pr.p. circumvolv′ing; pa.p. circumvolved′
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. circumvolvere, -volutum,; circum + volvere, to roll


In literature:

It circumvolved all affairs in an atmosphere of mystery; it clouded all things with the dust and ashes of distrust.
"The Story of a Mine" by Bret Harte