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English definition of “girth”

girth

noun [C or U] (MEASUREMENT)    /ɡɜːθ/ US  /ɡɝːθ/
the distance around the outside of a thick or fat object , like a tree or a body : The oak was two metres in girth.humorous His ample girth was evidence of his love of good food .Properties of circles and curves
(Definition of girth noun (MEASUREMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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