circle around

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Related to circle around: roughshod, come full circle
  • verb

Synonyms for circle around

move around in a circular motion

References in classic literature ?
Billy and Hall had disappeared and were making the circle around the end.
Morse had lived for several years at the Vail homestead in Morristown; and it was here that he erected his first telegraph line, a three-mile circle around the Iron Works, in 1838.
A double line of carbineers, placed on each side of the door of the church, reached to the scaffold, and formed a circle around it, leaving a path about ten feet wide, and around the guillotine a space of nearly a hundred feet.
To celebrate having the baton in school the children dressed in yellow and green, made a huge circle around the school.
Draw a circle around each hand on the poster board.
Draw another circle around the outside of the first.
Sixteen tri-color 3-W LED arranged in a circle around the outside edge of the front lens, are formatted and can be controlled in quadrants.
A Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) expert with NASA, Bill Patzert in his response to an inquiry said a black or dark circle around the moon is a common occurrence in space and has no relationship whatsoever with acid rain.
Cuban Rueda de Casino Danced on 1, in a circle around each other, very sexy and animated.
ANAHEIM - Pull out your pocket calendar and draw a circle around Tuesday, Aug.
Darien High School's new campus includes seven buildings connected in a circle around a central courtyard and surrounded by athletic fields.
That's because air circulation in the stratosphere causes gases from the tropics to circle around Earth and move toward the poles.
25 /PRNewswire/ -- For every "moon shown," Circle Around The Moon Inc.
If you like the word around, use circle around or revolve around.
A film (shown on DVD) documenting the 1971 performance Bodyshells introduced the playfulness that ran through Bucher's subsequent explorations of the boundaries between the individual body and its surroundings: Large, bell-shaped foam sculptures on Venice Beach forced the performers to hop and circle around each other in slow motion.