Definition of circumfluent in English:

circumfluent

adjective

rare
  • Flowing round; surrounding.

    • ‘As your breathing partakes of the circumfluent air, so let your thinking partake of the circumfluent Mind.’
    • ‘The experimental results showed that the circumfluent hydro-cyclones with the separating columns had the higher separating efficiency and the lower pressure drop.’
    • ‘While the circumfluent ocean is decorated with fish, no boats appear on the London map.’
    • ‘Shown here is the Mediterranean Sea and a circumfluent Ocean Sea.’
    • ‘It seems surprising that an island where so much moisture is continually exhaled from the circumfluent ocean should be parched with excessive drought.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin circumfluent- ‘flowing around’, from the verb circumfluere, from circum ‘around, about’ + fluere ‘to flow’.

Pronunciation

circumfluent

/səːˈkʌmflʊənt/