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Definition of "circumferential" [cir•cum•fer•en•tial]

  • Of or pertaining to a circumference (adjective)
  • Circuitous, indirect or roundabout (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "circumferential" in a sentence
  • "Again, other lamellæ, found on the surface of the bone, are arranged parallel to its circumference; they are termed circumferential, or by some authors primary or fundamental lamellæ, to distinguish them from those laid down around the axes of the Haversian canals, which are then termed secondary or special lamellæ."
  • "The sagging skin may drape in layers around the body (a condition called circumferential excess)."
  • "As a bespoke system manufacturer and a subcontract marking job shop, ES Technology has acquired a combination of knowledge and skills enabling the company to develop solutions to complex laser marking applications such as circumferential marking."