circuition

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin circuitiōnem, from circuīre. Compare circuit.

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Noun[edit]

circuition (plural circuitions)

  1. (archaic) The act of going round; a circuit, an encircling.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      Democritus would sometimes say, that the images and their circuitions were Gods, and othertimes this Nature, which disperseth these images; and then our knowledge and intelligence.