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tr.v. en·cir·cled, en·cir·cling, en·cir·cles
1. To form a circle around; surround: A belt encircled his waist.
2. To move or go around completely; make a circuit of: The moon encircles the earth.
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The use of circles for healing purposes.
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|Adj.||1.||encircling - being all around the edges; enclosing; "his encircling arms"; "the room's skirting board needs painting"|
peripheral - on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area; "Russia's peripheral provinces"; "peripheral suburbs"
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encircling[ɪnˈsɜːklɪŋ] ADJ [movement] → envolvente
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