Associations to the word «Circumference»

Wiktionary

CIRCUMFERENCE, noun. (geometry) The line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional figure
CIRCUMFERENCE, noun. (geometry) The length of such a line
CIRCUMFERENCE, noun. (obsolete) The surface of a round or spherical object
CIRCUMFERENCE, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To include in a circular space; to bound.

Dictionary definition

CIRCUMFERENCE, noun. The size of something as given by the distance around it.
CIRCUMFERENCE, noun. The boundary line encompassing an area or object; "he had walked the full circumference of his land"; "a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe".
CIRCUMFERENCE, noun. The length of the closed curve of a circle.

Wise words

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