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"Circum-" and "Trans-" Vocabulary

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circle
a round shape that has no beginning or end
circlet
a small circle; a ring or round band worn as an ornament
circuit
a path for an electrical current to flow around
circulate
to move around an area or a place
circumference
the distance all the way around a circle
circumflex
bending around; curve
circumnavigate
to go completely around
circumrotate
to turn around like a wheel
circumspect
careful; looks all around before doing something
circumvent
to prevent something from happening by careful thinking
transatlantic
across the Atlantic Ocean
transcontinental
across a continent
transcribe
to write across languages
transect
to cut across or divide by cutting
transfer
to move from one place to another
translate
to cut through any language barrier by changing from one language to another
translucent
clear; see through but NOT perfectly clear
transparent
perfectly clear; obvious
transpiration
the process of giving off moisture through the pores of skin or through the surface of plant leaves
transport
to carry from one place to another
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