Etymology
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circumvolve (v.)

"to turn or cause to roll," 1640s, from Latin circumvolvere "to roll round, revolve," from circum "around, round about" (see circum-) + volvere "to turn around, roll," from PIE root *wel- (3) "to turn, revolve." Related: Circumvolved; circumvolving (which is attested from early 15c.).

updated on December 11, 2017

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Definitions of circumvolve from WordNet

circumvolve (v.)
cause to turn on an axis or center;
Synonyms: rotate
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