perimeter

Part of speech: noun

The boundary or rim of a figure or object.

Part of speech: adjective

Perimetric.

Part of speech: adjective

Perimetrical.

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Usage examples "perimeter":

  1. Archimedes, in fact, was the first to know the approximate relation of circumference to diameter; from it he deduced the perimeter and surface of the circle, as well as the surface and volume of the sphere. - "The Life of the Spider", J. Henri Fabre.
  2. Were they waiting at the right perimeter, as they were supposed to be? - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
  3. Vasant Rao had insisted that all carts be kept within the perimeter of the camp, inside the circle of guards. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.