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Cincture

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Noun
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cinc=ture

CIDE DICTIONARY

Cincturen. [L. cinctura, fr. cingere, cinctum, to gird.].
  •  A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, -- as by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which encompasses or incloses; an inclosure.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The fillet, listel, or band next to the apophyge at the extremity of the shaft of a column.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Cincture, n.
1 literary a girdle, belt, or border.
2 Archit. a ring at either end of a column-shaft.

Etymology
L cinctura f. cingere cinct- gird

THESAURUS

Cincture

anklet, arena, armlet, band, begird, belt, bracelet, cingulum, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, close, collar, collarband, confine, container, containment, coop, court, courtyard, curtilage, delimited field, earring, ecliptic, embracement, encincture, encirclement, enclave, enclosure, encompassment, enfoldment, engird, envelopment, environment, equator, fascia, field, fillet, finger ring, fold, gird, girding, girdle, girdling, girt, girth, great circle, ground, hoop, inclusion, involvement, list, neckband, necklace, nose ring, pale, paling, park, pen, quad, quadrangle, quoit, ring, sash, square, surrounding, theater, toft, waistband, wristband, wristlet, yard, zodiac, zone

ROGET THESAURUS

Cincture

Circularity

N circularity, roundness, rotundity, circle, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet, annulus, annulet, bracelet, armlet, ringlet, eye, loop, wheel, cycle, orb, orbit, rundle, zone, belt, cordon, band, contrate wheel, crown wheel, hub, nave, sash, girdle, cestus, cincture, baldric, fillet, fascia, wreath, garland, crown, corona, coronet, chaplet, snood, necklace, collar, noose, lasso, lassoo, ellipse, oval, ovule, ellipsoid, cycloid, epicycloid, epicycle, semicircle, quadrant, sextant, sector, sphere, round, rounded, circular, annular, orbicular, oval, ovate, elliptic, elliptical, egg-shaped, pear-shaped, cycloidal, spherical, I watched the little circles die.


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