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circumstance an occurrence or fact associated with or having an impact on an event or situation. [6 definitions]
circumstantial of, pertaining to, or depending on circumstances. [2 definitions]
circumstantial evidence facts that are not direct evidence of an action, but that, in a court of law, may support an inference about that action; indirect evidence.
circumstantiate to supply circumstances or particulars as evidence, proof, or description of.
circumterrestrial revolving around or surrounding the earth.
circumvallate encircled by or as by a wall, rampart, or trench. [2 definitions]
circumvent to manage to avoid or evade, esp. by clever maneuvering. [2 definitions]
circus a traveling show that usu. includes performances by acrobats, clowns, and trained animals, or the performers and equipment of such a show. [3 definitions]
ciré a smooth shiny finish, as on a fabric, produced by treatment with wax and heat. [2 definitions]
cirque a circular basin or hollow in an upper end of a mountain valley sometimes containing a pond.
cirrhosis a chronic, often fatal, disease of the liver in which excessive tissue is formed resulting in blockage of circulation.
cirro- cirrus.
cirrocumulus a high-altitude cloud formed of many small, thin, rounded cloudlets, often arranged in rows or regular series.
cirrostratus a thin, hazy, high-altitude cloud, which usu. covers the entire sky.
cirrus a high-altitude cloud usu. appearing in the form of filaments or threads. [3 definitions]
cis- on this side of.
cisalpine on this, the southern, or the Roman side of the Alps.
cisco any of various whitefish or the like that are native to the Great Lakes and other cold lakes in North America.
cislunar lying between the earth and the moon's orbit; on this side of the moon.
Cistercian a member of an order of monks and nuns who follow the Benedictine rule.
cistern a tank or other receptacle for catching and storing water, esp. rainwater.