Synonyms and related words:
O, ambit, annular muscle, annulus, areola, aureole, border, boundaries, boundary, bounds, bourns, chaplet, circle, circuit, circumscription, circus, closed circle, compass, confines, coordinates, corona, coronet, cortex, covering, crown, crust, cycle, diadem, discus, disk, edges, envelope, epidermis, eternal return, exterior, external, facade, face, facet, fairy ring, fringe, fringes, front, garland, glory, halo, integument, lasso, limitations, limits, lineaments, logical circle, loop, looplet, magic circle, marches, margin, metes, metes and bounds, noose, orbit, outer face, outer layer, outer side, outer skin, outline, outlines, outside, outskirts, pale, parameters, perimeter, periphery, radius, rim, rind, ring, rondelle, round, roundel, saucer, shell, skin, skirts, sphincter, superficies, superstratum, surface, top, verges, vicious circle, wheel, wreath

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  • circumference — circumference, perimeter, periphery, circuit, compass are comparable because all in their basic senses denote a continuous line enclosing an area or space. They differ, however, in the extent to which they retain this meaning and in the number… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Circumference — Cir*cum fer*ence, n. [L. circumferentia.] [1913 Webster] 1. The line that goes round or encompasses a circular figure; a periphery. Millon. [1913 Webster] 2. A circle; anything circular. [1913 Webster] His ponderous shield . . . Behind him cast.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumference — [sər kum′fər əns, sər kum′frəns] n. [ME < L circumferentia < circumferens, prp. of circumferre < circum, around + ferre, to carry, BEAR1] 1. the line bounding a circle, a rounded surface, or an area suggesting a circle: see CIRCLE 2. the …   English World dictionary

  • Circumference — Cir*cum fer*ence, v. t. To include in a circular space; to bound. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumference — index ambit, border, contour (outline), margin (outside limit), outline (boundary), periphery, zone …   Law dictionary

  • circumference — (n.) late 14c., from L. circumferentia, neuter plural of circumferens (loan translation of Gk. periphereia periphery, the line round a circular body, lit. a carrying round ), prp. of circumferre to lead round, take round, from circum around (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • circumference — [n] edge, perimeter ambit, border, boundary, bounds, circuit, compass, confines, extremity, fringe, girth, limits, lip, margin, outline, periphery, rim, verge; concept 484 Ant. inside, interior, middle …   New thesaurus

  • circumference — ► NOUN 1) the enclosing boundary of a circle. 2) the distance around something. DERIVATIVES circumferential adjective. ORIGIN Latin circumferentia, from circum around + ferre carry …   English terms dictionary

  • Circumference — When a circle s radius is 1 unit, its circumference is 2π units …   Wikipedia

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  • circumference — [[t]sə(r)kʌ̱mfrəns[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT The circumference of a circle, place, or round object is the distance around its edge. ...a scientist calculating the earth s circumference... The island is 3.5 km in circumference. 2) N UNCOUNT The… …   English dictionary

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