Examples of encircle in a Sentence
A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.
communication satellites encircling the earth
Recent Examples of encircle from the Web
According to NASA, the period of totality will seem like late-twilight with a narrow ring of daylight encircling the horizon.
The patio is encircled by high shrubbery that only lets the candlelight shine through, for a private, exclusive atmosphere.
Crime scene investigators worked all day at the shooting scene where two police cruisers were encircled in yellow crime-scene ribbon.
While a large fence encircles the job site, Konopko said there is no way of knowing whether people are finding their way in and scouring the mounds of scrap metal with an eye toward making a few bucks.
Recognizing the need to protect those resources, in 2012, after years of input from scientists and the public, the Australian government strung together a necklace of marine reserves encircling the continent.
Nearly 1,000 feet of ribbon displays encircle the stadium’s club level.
From May 27 until June 4, 1940, more than 338,000 Allied troops who'd been encircled by the Nazis at Dunkirk, France, were evacuated by sea.
One of the bad ways was, while the rest of the conference schools were getting new all-weather football fields and tracks that encircle them, Sweetwater lagged.
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Origin and Etymology of encircle
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of encircle for English Language Learners
: to form a circle around (someone or something) : to surround (someone or something)
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