encircling

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AdjectiveEdit

encircling ‎(not comparable)

  1. enclosing, skirting
    She felt safe in her mother's encircling arms.

VerbEdit

encircling

  1. present participle of encircle

NounEdit

encircling ‎(plural encirclings)

  1. encirclement
    • 1995, Frank Trommler, Thematics Reconsidered: Essays in Honor of Horst S. Daemmrich
      If, however, a series of motifs conjoin in their encirclings of a theme - within and beyond the "subtext" - they enliven the interplay among themselves and with the theme to which they are attracted over the turbulent abyss of time and space.
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