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noun as in edge, perimeter

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This hat will grow with your kids, suiting a circumference size of 7 to 12 inches.

Instead, in addition to looking at waist circumference, your health-care provider will note clinical markers indicative of visceral adiposity, Jay says.

Effective range is the distance at which you can reliably place a shot within a circle that matches the size of the vital organs of an animal—about the circumference of a paper plate for a deer or an elk.

Each band comes with two different lengths for the longer side to fit wrists between 5 and 8 inches in circumference.

For landscape shots, set your camera on screen mode so you aren’t blinded by the viewfinder, and shoot directly into the sun and around its circumference.

The rest that extends beyond the circumference of the meat quickly melts down onto the surface of the flattop.

Pi is officially defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.

The course is about a mile and a half in circumference, and the "straight" about five furlongs in length.

Their branches describe a circle of more than eighty feet in circumference, but they no longer bear fruit.

The rock towers to a height of two hundred and fifty feet and is about a mile in circumference.

Its circumference is not very considerable, but nearly the same all the way up, which gives it the look of a tower.

On the circumference of the barrel are gear teeth, and those teeth engage corresponding teeth on the arbor of the center.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to circumference, such as: girth, ambit, border, boundary, bound/bounds, and circuit.

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