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Meaning of PERIMETER

Pronunciation:  pu'rimitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the size of something as given by the distance around it
  2. [n]  a line enclosing a plane areas
  3. [n]  the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
 

PERIMETER is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: border, circumference, margin
 
 See Also: bound, boundary, edge, girth, line, size

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*im"e*ter\, n. [Gr. ?; ? around + ? measure: cf.
F. p['e]rim[`e]tre.]
1. (Geom.) The outer boundary of a body or figure, or the sum
   of all the sides.

2. An instrument for determining the extent and shape of the
   field of vision.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alentours, ambience, ambit, border, borderlands, borderline, boundaries, boundary, bounds, bourn, bourns, brim, brink, circle, circuit, circumambiencies, circumference, circumjacencies, circumscription, circumstances, compass, confines, context, coordinates, edge, edges, entourage, environing circumstances, environment, environs, fringe, fringes, gestalt, habitat, hem, limitations, limits, marches, margin, metes, metes and bounds, milieu, neighborhood, outlines, outposts, outskirts, pale, parameters, periphery, precincts, purlieus, situation, skirt, skirts, suburbs, surroundings, total environment, verge, verges, vicinage, vicinity
 

 

 

 

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