Examples of encircle in a Sentence
A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.
communication satellites encircling the earth
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That’s enough to fill 125 school buses per day, the park service noted, or enough to encircle the Earth two and a half times.
Accompanied by the judge, prosecutors, defense lawyers and representatives from their home countries, the women made their way through the airport encircled by armed guards.
The other consideration these days is the street style phenomenon, which encircles the fashion calendar
At the Highlands Acid Pit on Thursday, the Keep Out sign on the barbed-wire fence encircling the 3.3-acre site barely peeked above the churning water from the nearby San Jacinto River.
As a powerful storm travels across open water, a second eyewall can encircle the existing eyewall, causing the first eyewall to disintegrate and weakening the hurricane’s highest winds.
Islamic State then overran rebel positions and encircled the government enclave and the nearby air base in the city in 2014.
Inside the arena, the Golden Knights forewent advertising on the boards to instead encircle the rink in the Vegas Strong hashtag and logo.
Extreme weather represents a much more expansive threat — those heat waves and droughts, tornadoes, massive rainstorms and monsoons, a grab-bag of environmental horrors encircling everyone on the planet.
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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 Students
- A deep moat encircles the castle.
- The dogs encircled the sheep.
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