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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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