circularize

verb
cir·​cu·​lar·​ize | \ ˈsər-kyə-lə-ˌrīz How to pronounce circularize (audio) \
circularized; circularizing

Definition of circularize

transitive verb

1a : to send circulars to
b : to poll by questionnaire
2 : publicize
3 : to make circular

Other Words from circularize

circularization \ ˌsər-​kyə-​lər-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce circularize (audio) \ noun

Examples of circularize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two rocket firings were required to circularize the orbit at an altitude of 357 miles, 100 miles above the International Space Station. William Harwood, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2021 Two rocket firings were required to circularize the orbit at an altitude of 357 miles, 100 miles above the International Space Station. William Harwood, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2021 Two rocket firings were required to circularize the orbit at an altitude of 357 miles, 100 miles above the International Space Station. William Harwood, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2021 That requires the spacecraft to use its own propulsion resources to circularize at an operational altitude over the equator. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 10 Dec. 2021 Two rocket firings were required to circularize the orbit at an altitude of 357 miles, 100 miles above the International Space Station. William Harwood, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2021 Two rocket firings were required to circularize the orbit at an altitude of 357 miles, 100 miles above the International Space Station. William Harwood, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2021 Two rocket firings were required to circularize the orbit at an altitude of 357 miles, 100 miles above the International Space Station. William Harwood, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2021 Two rocket firings were required to circularize the orbit at an altitude of 357 miles, 100 miles above the International Space Station. William Harwood, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of circularize

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Circularize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circularize. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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