Circumambient

Part of speech:

Surrounding.

Part of speech: adjective

Extending around; encompassing.

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Usage examples "circumambient":

  1. Though, of course, Socrates had more fire, more of the demon in him, one can well believe that at times, and when his circumambient irony was at its gentlest, it must have been like that of Matthew Arnold. - "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
  2. But he dealt with it in an unexpected, dramatic way, and he sat down amid comforting applause and circumambient smiles and nods. - "The Fortunate Youth", William J. Locke.
  3. And these primitive currents swept the cell- formations into lines parallel with their lines of force the same as crystallizations, and as they were floating in circumambient water, the cells took the form of tissue structure, forming organs that followed the crystalline law of self preservation, and, in response to changing electric currents, throwing out new cell- structures. - "The Universe a Vast Electric Organism", George Woodward Warder.