II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

3. Centrical dimensions; general

Circumjacence.

[Nouns] circumjacence, circumambience; environment, encompassment; atmosphere, medium, surroundings.

outpost; border (edge) [more]; girdle (circumference) [more]; outskirts, boulevards, suburbs, purlieus, precincts, faubourgs, environs, entourage, banlieue; neighborhood, vicinage, vicinity.

[Verbs] lie around; surround, beset, compass, encompass, environ, inclose, enclose, encircle, embrace, circumvent, lap, gird; belt; begird, engird; skirt, twine round; hem in (circumscribe) [more].

[Adjectives] circumjacent, circumambient, circumfluent; ambient; surrounding; circumferential, suburban.

[Adverbs] around, about; without; on every side; on all sides; right and left, all round, round about.

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