## Definitions for Perimeterpəˈrɪm ɪ tər

### Princeton's WordNet(5.00 / 1 vote)Rate this definition:

1. margin, border, perimeter(noun)

the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

2. perimeter(noun)

a line enclosing a plane areas

3. circumference, perimeter(noun)

the size of something as given by the distance around it

### Wiktionary(3.00 / 1 vote)Rate this definition:

1. perimeter(Noun)

The sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object.

2. perimeter(Noun)

The outer limits of an area. See Synonyms at circumference.

3. perimeter(Noun)

The length of such a boundary.

4. perimeter(Noun)

A fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position.

5. Origin: From περίμετρος.

### Webster Dictionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. Perimeter(noun)

the outer boundary of a body or figure, or the sum of all the sides

2. Perimeter(noun)

an instrument for determining the extent and shape of the field of vision

3. Origin: [Gr. ; peri` around + measure: cf. F. primtre.]

### Freebase(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. Perimeter

A perimeter is a path that surrounds a two-dimensional shape. The word comes from the Greek peri and meter. The term may be used either for the path or its length - it can be thought of as the length of the outline of a shape. The perimeter of a circle or ellipse is called its circumference. Calculating the perimeter has considerable practical applications. The perimeter can be used to calculate the length of fence required to surround a yard or garden. The perimeter of a wheel describes how far it will roll in one revolution. Similarly, the amount of string wound around a spool is related to the spool's perimeter.

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. Perimeter

pē-rim′e-tėr, n. (geom.) the circuit or boundary of any plane figure, or the sum of all its sides: an instrument for measuring the area over which a person can see distinctly.—adjs. Perimet′ric, -al, pertaining to the perimeter.—n. Perim′etry, the act of making perimetrical measurements. [Gr. perimetrosperi, around, metron, measure.]

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of Perimeter in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of Perimeter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

### Sample Sentences & Example Usage

1. I have to question this tactic a bit, i think setting up a secure perimeter and at least making some attempt to negotiate may have been far more efficient.

2. In this particular case, no security perimeter has been broken, it is therefore important by SAS to say that no one has been in danger, both the pilot and traffic management have had control of the situation.

3. The Iraqis are under pressure there and have lost some control of the perimeter and some control of the road network that leads to it through the emplacement of ... IEDs (improved explosive devices), we've been working with them. We've conducted 26 airstrikes since the fifth of May.

4. She thought in particular that we in Britain should be less dependent on Russian hyrdrocarbons and she thought we should get on with seeking alternative sources, her general anxiety was that Putin, if unchallenged and unchecked, would continue to expand his influence in the perimeter of what was the Soviet Union. I was very, very struck by that.

5. Currently natural parks use a lot of resources against poaching, two very clear examples are, in the first place, the hiring of helicopters to chase poachers or locate elephants or things like these. They use a big part of their budget for that. With the budget national parks spend on a three month helicopter rental, we could fill the air with drones. And use technology better. On the other side, if they need to monitor the perimeter of the whole area they use two or three-men crews. What we could achieve if we placed drones in specific parts of the park is full monitoring of the park in only a few hours or a few minutes.

# Translations for Perimeter

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• محيط
• obvod
• Umfang
• perímetro
• ulkoreuna, kehä, reuna
• périmètre
• kerület
• jaðar, ummál
• 周囲長, 周囲
• omtrek, perimeter, omgeving
• obwód
• периметр
• 周長

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