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circumference

noun [C/U]  /sərˈkəm·fər·əns/ us  
geometry the distance around a circle: [U] Draw a circle 5 inches in circumference. A circumference is also the distance around the widest part of a round object, or a line enclosing a circular space. The circumference of an area of any size or shape is its complete outside edge: [C] We walked the circumference of the field so we wouldn’t interrupt the game.
Translations of “circumference”
in Korean 원주…
in Arabic مُحيط الدائرة…
in French circonférence…
in Turkish daire çevresi, çember…
in Italian circonferenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圓周, 周長, 周線…
in Russian окружность…
in Polish obwód…
in Spanish circunferencia…
in Portuguese circunferência…
in German der Umfang…
in Catalan circumferència…
in Japanese 円周…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圆周, 周长, 周线…
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