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(heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle annulet , roundel
extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep Antarctica , Antarctic continent
large penguin on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle Aptenodytes patagonica , king penguin
continuous portion of a circle arc
circle part arc , curve
all the islands that lie north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle Arctic Archipelago
regions north of the Arctic Circle centered on the North Pole Arctic , Arctic Zone , North Frigid Zone
nipple dark circle areola
any of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis arteria communicans , communicating artery
inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles Bloomsbury Group
island belonging to Norway in the South Atlantic near the Antarctic Circle Bouvet Island
exclusive circle of people with a common purpose camp , clique , coterie , ingroup , inner circle , pack
epicycloid in which the rolling circle equals the fixed circle cardioid
game for children in which the players form a circle and join hands; they raise their hands to let a player inside the circle or lower their hands to bar a second player who is chasing the first cat and mouse , cat and rat
concave molding shaped like a quarter circle in cross section cavetto
great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles celestial equator , equinoctial , equinoctial circle , equinoctial line
great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth celestial horizon , horizon
(astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and celestial longitude , RA , right ascension
cross with circle behind crossbeam Celtic cross
literary circle cenacle , clique , coterie , salon
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