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girdling

verb
present participle of girdle

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1 to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt
  • trees girdled the campus, essentially hiding it from view
  • wire girdling the bundle of firewood

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2 to travel completely around
  • an asteroid belt that girdles the inner planets of the solar system

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3 to form a circle around
  • the rings that famously girdle the planet Saturn

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“Girdling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/girdling. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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