a curved line on which every point is equally distant from one fixed point inside the curve; sth having the general shape of this curve or ring
a group of people connected in an informal way by common interests
an upper floor in a theatre, usually with seats set in curved rows
a process or chain of events which finishes where it begins
move in a circle around sth; go around in a circle
"he calculated the circumference of the circle"
"the smart set goes there"
"they were an angry lot"
"the chairs were arranged in a circle"
"he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
"the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
"they had excellent seats in the dress circle"
"the machine punched out metal circles"
"circle the globe"
"encircle the errors"
The circle of the year.
出自： A. H. Sayce
It went round us once in a wide circle.
出自： J. B. Priestley
White lilacs circled the brim of her straw hat.
出自： B. Plain
The enemy's planes circled round and round above our heads.
The happy news soon circled round.
The hawk circled around its prey.
The aircraft circled over the landing-field.
误 The young writer is quite active in literary circle.
正 The young writer is quite active in literary circles.