# circumscribing

Verb

- Present participle of
*circumscribe*.

- In accordance with the expressed desire of the philosopher, his tomb was marked by the figure of a sphere inscribed in a cylinder, the discovery of the relation between the volumes of a sphere and its
**circumscribing**cylinder being regarded by him as his most valuable achievement. - It also follows that a line half-way between a point and its polar and parallel to the latter touches the parabola, and therefore the lines joining the middle points of the sides of a self-conjugate triangle form a
**circumscribing**triangle, and also that the ninepoint circle of a self-conjugate triangle passes through the focus.

- circumscribers
- circumscribes
- circumscribest
- circumscribeth
- circumscribing

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