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Adjective: encircling  en'sur-k(u-)ling or in'sur-k(u-)ling
  1. Being all around the edges; enclosing
    "his encircling arms";
    - skirting
Verb: encircle  en'sur-kul or in'sur-kul
  1. Form or draw a circle around
    "encircle the errors";
    - circle
  2. Bind with something round or circular
    - gird, girt

See also: peripheral

Type of: bind, form, shape

Encyclopedia: Encircle