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a.1.Capable of being sailed round.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Recalling a monumental Minimalist sculpture, the resulting white polyhedron is circumnavigable but impenetrable.
Going "on a perambulation," he "moves around and through, in view and out of view, demonstrating that the place as a whole is variously circumnavigable in a way which will later recall, if not replicate, the problem of the bridges of Konigsberg" (2).
The Larsen Ice Shelf, at the peninsula's northernmost tip, has all but disappeared in the last two decades, and the disintegration of the Prince Gustav Ice Shelf has rendered James Ross Island circumnavigable. At the same time, several South Pacific islands are threatened by rising waters.