ENCIRCLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of encircle
Definition:
v. form a circle about; enclose within a circle or ring; surround
Example:
Any of the imaginary lines representing degrees of latitude that encircle the earth parallel to the plane of the equator.
Sentence in Classic:
In order to obviate this danger, and to render it possible to force the charge, it may become necessary to return to the process of the fourteenth century, hooping, and to encircle the piece on the outside with a series of unwelded steel bands, from the breech to the trunnions.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
We rush in and encircle them with serried arms, and cut them down dispersedly in their ignorance of the ground and seizure of panic.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
An instant afterwards the door opened, she felt two arms encircle her, and a mouth pressed her forehead.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
But when, as in the case of Nicholas the Czar, the ringed crown of geographical empire encircles an imperial brain; then, the plebeian herds crouch abased before the tremendous centralization.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
An atmosphere of sympathetic influence encircles every human being; and the man or woman who feels strongly, healthily and justly, on the great interests of humanity, is a constant benefactor to the human race.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Beside him lay a little child, with her round white arms encircling his brown sinewy neck, and her golden haired head resting upon the breast of his velveteen tunic.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The weary, and at the same time passionate, glance of those eyes, encircled by dark rings, impressed one by its perfect sincerity.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There were some people slinking about as usual when we passed out into the street, who were evidently anxious to speak with him; but there was something so conclusive in the halo of scented soap which encircled his presence, that they gave it up for that day.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context