circumference
Pronunciation
  • (British) enPR: sûrkŭm'frəns, IPA: /sɜːˈkʌm.fɹəns/
  • (America) enPR: sûrkŭm'frəns, IPA: /sɝːˈkʌm.fɹəns/

Noun

circumference (plural circumferences)

  1. (geometry) The line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional figure
  2. (geometry) The length of such a line
  3. (obsolete) The surface of a round or spherical object
  4. (graph theory) The length of the longest cycle of a graph
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Verb

circumference (circumferences, present participle circumferencing; past and past participle circumferenced)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To include in a circular space; to bound.



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