## circumference

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• Info Circumference (from Latin circumferentia, meaning "carrying around") is the linear distance around the edge of a closed curve or circular object. more...
• The greatest circumference of body is little more than half its length.
• This tree stands more than high, and has a circumference at its base.
• The lake has a circumference of with a road that goes all the way around it.
• The ground was quite basic, having only small earth banks around the major part of its circumference.
• Younger players generally play with an circumference ball, and older players will generally play with a ball.
• The tower is divided into four sections, each smaller in circumference than the one below.
• Its circumference is and has a total area of at full capacity.
• It is possible to walk upon the walls themselves for roughly half their circumference.
• And there are various housing areas that has increased the circumference of the town bringing more development.
• Eight people are required to hold hands to span this tree's circumference.
• Proceeding thus it gradually works its way from the circumference towards the center.
• The shell of this species is about, with a circumference approximately half its height.
• Its circumference was seventy-seven feet, making it one of the largest trees ever cut down in the world.
• Stone Mountain is more than in circumference at its base.
• He came to lose two inches in circumference on each leg for a period of ten days.
• He is credited with being the first person to measure the Earth's circumference.
• The course is left-handed, almost square in shape, with a circumference of about a mile.
• A trail runs along the circumference of the lake and is sometimes used by residents for exercise.
• The outer circumference and woods along the back providing for a maintained cross-country meet circuit.
• The tree trunk's circumference is about and the tree is about tall.

### Meaning of circumference

• noun The size of something as given by the distance around it
• noun The boundary line encompassing an area or object
he had walked the full circumference of his land, a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe
• noun The length of the closed curve of a circle