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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.
4. Basketball The three-point line.

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

per′i·met′ric (pĕr′ə-mĕt′rĭk), per′i·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
per′i·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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Perimetric visual testing (a measurement of the field of vision) was conducted first with the device, followed by a control frame (regular eyewear) of similar color and temple width.
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The EndoEZE system (Ultradent Products, South Jordan, USA) was designed to promote a perimetric or circumferential preparation of coronal and middle thirds of root canals; however, when compared to FlexMaster, neither system was capable of completely preparing oval root canals.