NOUN | attribute | circumference, perimeter | the size of something as given by the distance around it |
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location | circumference, circuit | the boundary line encompassing an area or object | |

attribute | circumference | the length of the closed curve of a circle |

Sounds | serkah'mfrahns | |
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Rhymes | abeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns... |

Meaning | The size of something as given by the distance around it. | |
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Synonym | perimeter | |

Narrower | girth | The distance around a person's body |

Broader | size | The physical magnitude of something (how big it is) |

Spanish | circunferencia, perímetro | |

Catalan | circumferència, perímetre |

Meaning | The boundary line encompassing an area or object. | |
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Examples | - "he had walked the full
*circumference*of his land" - "a danger to all races over the whole
*circumference*of the globe"
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Synonym | circuit | |

Broader | boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete | A line that indicates a boundary |

Adjectives | circumferent | closely encircling |

circumferential | lying around or just outside the edges or outskirts |

Meaning | The length of the closed curve of a circle. | |
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Parts | sextant | A unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees |

straight angle | An angle of 180 degrees | |

Broader | length | The linear extent in space from one end to the other |

Spanish | circunferencia | |

Catalan | circumferència |

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