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Subject:Re: Need a word From:Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:18:53 -0700
Your suggestion of "circumscribed" is very close to what I'm looking for,
but not exactly according to various dictionary definitions.
On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> *They do not necessarily touch. They could, but that's not a given.*
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Matthew Helmke <matthew -at- matthewhelmke -dot- com
> > wrote:
>> If they weren't touching, I would say the outer one circumscribes the
>> inner. Since they touch, I'm not positive the word is what you want. I'm
>> stretching, but maybe you could say the inner is circumscribed by the
>> outer, with one tangent point?
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