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1The continuous line forming the boundary of a closed geometric figure.

*‘the perimeter of a rectangle’**‘He compares the areas of figures with equal perimeters and volumes of solids with equal surface areas, proving a result due to Zenodorus that the sphere has greater volume than any regular solid with equal surface area.’**‘The number four, for example, would be the ratio of the perimeter of a square to one of its sides and also the ratio of the area of a square to the area of a square whose side is half the original.’**‘Then these rings also have the additional property that both the inner perimeters are equal and the outer perimeters are equal.’**‘Zenodorus studied the area of a figure with a fixed perimeter and the volume of a solid figure with fixed surface.’**‘Answer: the arc lengths and, therefore, the perimeters are equal.’**‘The perimeter of the inner polygon is shorter than the circumference of the circle, while that of the outer polygon is longer.’**‘Finally, if the rope is short enough (less than half the perimeter of the barn), the problem simplifies immensely.’**‘The most interesting results show, with a very ingenious proof, that an equilateral triangle has a greater area than any isosceles or scalene triangle with the same perimeter.’**‘You calculate the perimeter by multiplying the diameter by pi.’**‘It is easier to find a pentagon that circumscribes the same circle as the given square and has the same perimeter.’**‘The square and the cube are abstract, they're mathematical forms, measurements, perimeters, boundaries, mental constructs, and as such, are emotionally unknowable.’**‘We found that the area, perimeter, length, and width of the lamina were highly correlated, suggesting the existence of a common genetic control.’*

View synonyms**circumference**, outside, outer edge- 1.1The outermost parts or boundary of an area or object.
*‘the perimeter of the garden’**‘my presence on the perimeter of his life’**‘He said it was the landlord of the estate who had replaced the perimeter fence around the whole of the industrial area.’**‘One is a low-voltage electric fence around the perimeter of your garden.’**‘The only sure way of deterring them is to have an electric fence built around the perimeter of the garden.’**‘There are lots of grasshoppers around here, but my hens patrol the garden perimeter fence and really reduce the numbers of insects in the garden.’**‘A two-kilometre perimeter fence for the broader area is also planned.’**‘Most styles can be adapted to meet any pool codes in your area, and provide a safe perimeter fence around your pool.’**‘Sub-zero temperatures at the complex left the narrow perimeter roads covered in sheet ice, with virtually no grip for the opening cars.’**‘They ran to a perimeter concrete fence and jumped over.’**‘After dark I drove the perimeter road and saw more jackals and foxes.’**‘The court heard how she made off with thousands of pounds worth of holidaymakers' property after scaling the perimeter fence and entering the rooms.’**‘For the less energetic, there is a walk around the perimeter racecourse road beginning at 2 pm.’**‘I drove around our perimeter road one rainy night and saw lots of little rodents of some type running around.’**‘There were wooded areas beyond the perimeter and alongside one of the streams, but the course itself was mostly just a large empty field.’**‘About 30 minutes after they had started out, they arrived just beyond the outer perimeter of the lab area.’**‘Burn some sage, and walk the inner perimeter of your room or home if you can.’**‘We could walk the entire perimeter of the island in less than an hour.’**‘Surrounding the entire perimeter of the fence was a long line of barbed wire, spiky and foreboding.’**‘A tough protein envelope surrounds the inner perimeter of the cell.’**‘Repeat this until the entire perimeter of the room has been sanded.’**‘Signs are being placed around airport perimeters urging them to join the cause.’*

View synonyms**boundary**, border, frontier, limits, outer limits, bounds, confines, edge, margin, fringe, fringes, periphery, borderline, verge - 1.2A defended boundary of a military position or base.
*‘Bitter fighting ensued and the enemy overran forward elements, infiltrated the perimeter and rendered friendly positions untenable.’**‘Ahead of us is a large cave entrance protected by a perimeter of military guards and equipment.’**‘The troops were tasked with planning the defense of the squadron and performing defensive operations around the base perimeter.’**‘Stationary truckloads of sand parked at the mouth of every street bear an eerie resemblance to a military perimeter.’**‘The Kiwis do security patrols around the base perimeter and man the watchtower on a roster system.’**‘One of the challenges of such a collective training event is finding a location to set up a support base camp that allows live fire from within the perimeter.’**‘Our battalion promptly relieved the Marine battalion in place, freeing it to plan for its attack within the safety of the Army's perimeter.’**‘They were stationed around the perimeter of the base.’**‘Beyond the defensive perimeters of many castles the vestiges of medieval market places can still be found, often with market crosses.’**‘He immediately set up a defensive perimeter and fortified his area.’**‘Our job was to scout, observe and report on enemy activity in the vast area beyond our perimeter.’**‘If the enemy builds an outer defensive perimeter around the city, it has to be taken in two stages.’**‘She didn't patrol the base perimeter to repel insurgents.’**‘Andrews and the crew quickly exited the aircraft and established a defensive perimeter.’**‘Simultaneously, they would seize territory throughout the Pacific Rim and attempt to establish a strategic defensive perimeter.’**‘The idea of trained guards patrolling a secure perimeter is a good one.’**‘However, e-mail content filters that look for viral patterns using anti-virus engines will help defend your network perimeter.’**‘Once, the primary goal was to protect network perimeters.’**‘In their current formation, they were able to observe every inch of the camp perimeter.’**‘Military personnel will also have access from inside the camp perimeter.’*

- 1.3Basketball An area away from the basket, beyond the reach of the defensive team.
*‘he was very patient in working the ball around the perimeter’**‘That is to say, whenever the ball is on the perimeter, 3 defensive players are between the player with the ball and basket.’**‘With reduced defensive contact on the perimeter, point guards can do their jobs with less harassment.’**‘More than anything, the team needs his defense on the perimeter against more athletic swingmen.’**‘The low post has two options as the ball moves around the perimeter.’**‘He's also beginning to get a feel for the right time to squeeze off a tough shot and when to flick the ball out to the perimeter and restart.’*

2An instrument for measuring the extent and characteristics of a person's field of vision.

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parameter

Late Middle English via Latin from Greek perimetros, based on peri- ‘around’ + metron ‘measure’.

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