# perimeter

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## pe·rim·e·ter

(pə-rĭm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. Mathematics
a. A closed line bounding a plane area.
b. The length of such a line.
2. The outer limits of an area. See Synonyms at circumference.
3. A defended boundary protecting a military position.

[Middle English perimetre, from Latin perimetros, from Greek : peri-, peri- + metron, measure; see meter2.]

## perimeter

(pəˈrɪmɪtə)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths
a. the curve or line enclosing a plane area
b. the length of this curve or line
2.
a. any boundary around something, such as a field
b. (as modifier): a perimeter fence; a perimeter patrol.
3. (Medicine) a medical instrument for measuring the limits of the field of vision
[C16: from French périmètre, from Latin perimetros; see peri-, -meter]
peˈrimetry n

## pe•rim•e•ter

(pəˈrɪm ɪ tər)

n.
1. the border or outer boundary of a two-dimensional figure.
2. the length of such a boundary.
3. a line marking a boundary.
4. the outermost limits.
5. an instrument for determining the peripheral field of vision.
[1585–95; < French périmètre < Latin perimetros (feminine) < Greek perímetron (neuter). See peri-, -meter]
pe•rim′e•tral, per•i•met•ric (ˌpɛr əˈmɛ trɪk) per`i•met′ri•cal, adj.
pe•rim′e•try, n.

## pe·rim·e·ter

(pə-rĭm′ĭ-tər)
1. The sum of the lengths of the segments that form the sides of a polygon.
2. The total length of any closed curve, such as the circumference of a circle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 perimeter - the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundarylip - either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shellbound, boundary, edge - a line determining the limits of an area 2 perimeter - a line enclosing a plane areasline - a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point 3 perimeter - the size of something as given by the distance around itcircumferencesize - the physical magnitude of something (how big it is); "a wolf is about the size of a large dog"girth - the distance around a person's body

## perimeter

noun They walked round the perimeter of the stadium.
centre, heart, middle, core, nucleus, hub, central part

## perimeter

noun
1. A line around a closed figure or area:
2. Chiefly Military. A fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary:
Translations
مُحيط، نِطاق
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jaðarjaîarummál
perimetras
perimetrs
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## perimeter

[pəˈrɪmɪtəʳ]
A. N
B. CPD perimeter fence Nvalla f que rodea el recinto

## perimeter

[pəˈrɪmɪtər] nperimeter fence nclôture f d'enceinteperimeter wall nmur m d'enceinte

## perimeter

n (Math) → Umfang m, → Perimeter m; (Med) → Perimeter m; (of grounds)Grenze f; perimeter fenceUmzäunung f; to walk round the perimeterum das Gelände herumgehen

## perimeter

[pəˈrɪmɪtəʳ] nperimetro

## perimeter

(pəˈrimitə) noun
the outside edge of any area. the perimeter of the city; the perimeter of a circle.
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3) the surface of Hoffa's fat pad was perimetrically determined and the thickness of the cartilage layer of the tibial part of the knee joint was quantified.
d) all types of visual spaces in the politan cityscape demonstrate the closed character beginning with the court yards of possessions, continuing with the solid perimetrically built closed street perspectives, and finishing with the closed Gothic squares in the corners of which the streets meet.

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