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PERIMETER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does perimeter mean? 

PERIMETER (noun)
  The noun PERIMETER has 3 senses:

1. the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
2. a line enclosing a plane areas
3. the size of something as given by the distance around it

  Familiarity information: PERIMETER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERIMETER (noun)


Sense 1perimeter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Synonyms:

margin; perimeter; border

Hypernyms ("perimeter" is a kind of...):

bound; boundary; edge (a line determining the limits of an area)


Sense 2perimeter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A line enclosing a plane areas

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Hypernyms ("perimeter" is a kind of...):

line (a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point)


Sense 3perimeter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The size of something as given by the distance around it

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

circumference; perimeter

Hypernyms ("perimeter" is a kind of...):

size (the physical magnitude of something (how big it is))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "perimeter"):

girth (the distance around a person's body)


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