perimeterpəˈrɪm ɪ tər

**perimeter** (n)

- plural
- perimeters

### English Definitions:

#### margin, border, perimeter (noun)

the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

#### perimeter (noun)

a line enclosing a plane areas

#### circumference, perimeter (noun)

the size of something as given by the distance around it

#### perimeter (Noun)

The sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object.

#### perimeter (Noun)

The outer limits of an area. See Synonyms at circumference.

#### perimeter (Noun)

The length of such a boundary.

#### perimeter (Noun)

A fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position.

#### Perimeter

A perimeter is a path that surrounds a two-dimensional shape. The word comes from the Greek peri and meter. The term may be used either for the path or its length - it can be thought of as the length of the outline of a shape. The perimeter of a circle or ellipse is called its circumference. Calculating the perimeter has considerable practical applications. The perimeter can be used to calculate the length of fence required to surround a yard or garden. The perimeter of a wheel describes how far it will roll in one revolution. Similarly, the amount of string wound around a spool is related to the spool's perimeter.

#### Perimeter

A perimeter is a closed path that encompasses, surrounds, or outlines either a two dimensional shape or a one-dimensional length. The perimeter of a circle or an ellipse is called its circumference. Calculating the perimeter has several practical applications. A calculated perimeter is the length of fence required to surround a yard or garden. The perimeter of a wheel/circle (its circumference) describes how far it will roll in one revolution. Similarly, the amount of string wound around a spool is related to the spool's perimeter; if the length of the string was exact, it would equal the perimeter.

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