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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cinc·ture /ˈsɪŋ(k)ʧɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cinc·ture n.
 1. A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, -- as by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.
 2. That which encompasses or incloses; an inclosure. “Within the cincture of one wall.”
 3. Arch. The fillet, listel, or band next to the apophyge at the extremity of the shaft of a column.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt
          or trousers [syn: girdle, sash, waistband, waistcloth]