A circular definition is an explanation of a term that relies on references to the term itself or a close synonym. Circular definitions can also take more complex forms whereby a series of definitions refer to each other in a circle without providing actual information. This is surprisingly common in well regarded knowledge sources such as standards documentation. The following is an illustrative example.
Rocket Management SystemA system for rocket management.
Rocket ManagementImplementation of a rocket management system.
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