# Circumscribing Sentence Examples

In accordance with the expressed desire of the philosopher, his tomb was marked by the figure of a sphere inscribed in a cylinder, the discovery of the relation between the volumes of a sphere and its **circumscribing** cylinder being regarded by him as his most valuable achievement.

It also follows that a line half-way between a point and its polar and parallel to the latter touches the parabola, and therefore the lines joining the middle points of the sides of a self-conjugate triangle form a **circumscribing** triangle, and also that the ninepoint circle of a self-conjugate triangle passes through the focus.

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