circumnavigare

circumnavigarev. tr.  (io circumnavigo , tu circumnavighi ) Compiere il periplo di un continente o della Terra: circumnavigare l'Africa.

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  • circumnavigare — cir·cum·na·vi·gà·re v.tr. CO navigare intorno a un isola, a un continente, alla Terra: circumnavigare il globo {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1857. ETIMO: dal lat. tardo circumnavĭgāre, v. anche navigare …   Dizionario italiano

  • circunnavegar — (Del lat. circumnavigare.) ► verbo transitivo 1 NÁUTICA Navegar alrededor de un lugar: ■ circunnavegar el islote con una chalupa. SE CONJUGA COMO pagar ► verbo intransitivo 2 NÁUTICA Dar un barco la vuelta al mundo. * * * circunnavegar ( …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Circumnavigate — Cir cum*nav i*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Circumnavigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Circumnavigating}.] [L. circumnavigatus, p. p. of circumnavigare to sail round; circum + navigare to navigate.] To sail completely round. [1913 Webster] Having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Circumnavigated — Circumnavigate Cir cum*nav i*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Circumnavigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Circumnavigating}.] [L. circumnavigatus, p. p. of circumnavigare to sail round; circum + navigare to navigate.] To sail completely round. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Circumnavigating — Circumnavigate Cir cum*nav i*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Circumnavigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Circumnavigating}.] [L. circumnavigatus, p. p. of circumnavigare to sail round; circum + navigare to navigate.] To sail completely round. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumnavigate — transitive verb Etymology: Latin circumnavigatus, past participle of circumnavigare to sail around, from circum + navigare to navigate Date: 1634 to go completely around (as the earth) especially by water; also to go around instead of through ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • circumnavigate — circumnavigable /serr keuhm nav i geuh beuhl/, adj. circumnavigation, n. circumnavigator, n. circumnavigatory /serr keuhm nav i geuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /serr keuhm nav i gayt /, v.t., circumnavigated, circumnavigating. 1. to sail or fly… …   Universalium

  • circumnavigation — [ sirkɔmnavigasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • circonnavigation 1788; de circum et navigation ♦ Didact. Voyage maritime autour d un continent. ⇒ périple. ● circumnavigation nom féminin Voyage maritime autour d un continent ou de la Terre. ● circumnavigation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • circum- — cìr·cum pref. intorno, in parole di origine latina: circumnavigare, circumpadano, circumpolare, e di formazione italiana, spec. davanti ad aggettivi: circumlunare; davanti a tema che comincia con s seguita da consonante si usa la var. circun… …   Dizionario italiano

  • circumnavigato — cir·cum·na·vi·gà·to p.pass., agg. → circumnavigare …   Dizionario italiano

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