Circumference

Definition of Circumference

Cir`cum´fer`ence
n.1.
1.The line that goes round or encompasses a circular figure; a periphery.
2.A circle; anything circular.
His ponderous shield . . .
Behind him cast. The broad circumference
Hung on his shoulders like the moon.
- Milton.
3.The external surface of a sphere, or of any orbicular body.
v. t.1.To include in a circular space; to bound.

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