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
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.
In 2009, a US commercial satellite tore through a Russian military satellite, each bursting into a debris cloud that encircled the planet.
The magnetic field, now supplied by graceful hoops of wire encircling the blimp, weakens to a mere six times Earth's field as the field lines spread out.
A mound near the center of the park encircled by several trees makes for a sort of natural amphitheater.
The living area was encircled with a band of white wall, to contrast with the rough wood floors and ceiling.
A red brick engraved with the Best Family name, encircled with white roses and stones, served as a small memorial in the church courtyard.
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Origin and Etymology of encircle
Middle English enserclen
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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