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perimeternoun [C]

uk   /pəˈrɪm.ɪ.tər/ us   /pəˈrɪm.ə.t̬ɚ/
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perimeternoun [C]

us   /pəˈrɪm·ɪ·t̬ər/
the outer edge of an area or the border around it: Several bombs landed near the perimeter of the airport.
geometry The perimeter is the outer edge of a flat shape or area.
geometry Perimeter is also the distance around the outer edge of a flat shape.
(Definition of perimeter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perimeter”
in Vietnamese chu vi…
in Spanish perímetro…
in Malaysian sempadan…
in Thai เส้นรอบวง…
in French périmètre…
in German der Umkreis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 周邊,邊緣, 周,周長…
in Russian периметр, внешняя граница…
in Turkish (alan, yer, bölge) çevre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 周边,边缘, 周,周长…
in Indonesian pinggir…
in Polish obwód…
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