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"perimeter" in British English

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perimeternoun [C]

uk   /pəˈrɪm.ɪ.tər/  us   /-ˈrɪm.ə.t̬ɚ/
the ​outeredge of an ​area of ​land or the ​border around it: Protesters ​cut a ​hole in the perimeter ​fence. A ​riverruns along one ​side of the field's perimeter. specialized mathematics the ​length of the ​outeredge of a ​shape
(Definition of perimeter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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perimeternoun [C]

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