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# Area vs. Perimeter

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Areanoun

(mathematics) A measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units.

Perimeternoun

(mathematics) The sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object.

Areanoun

A particular geographic region.

Perimeternoun

(mathematics) The length of such a boundary.

Areanoun

Any particular extent of surface, especially an empty or unused extent.

‘The photo is a little dark in that area.’;

Perimeternoun

The outer limits of an area. circumference

Areanoun

The extent, scope, or range of an object or concept.

‘The plans are a bit vague in that area.’;

Perimeternoun

A fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position.

Areanoun

(British) An open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement.

Perimeternoun

An instrument for determining the extent and shape of the field of vision.

Areanoun

(soccer) Penalty box; penalty area.

Perimeternoun

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

Areanoun

(slang) Genitals.

Perimeternoun

An instrument for determining the extent and shape of the field of vision.

Areanoun

Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.

‘The Alban lake . . . looks like the area of some vast amphitheater.’;

Perimeternoun

the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

Areanoun

The inclosed space on which a building stands.

Perimeternoun

a line enclosing a plane areas

Areanoun

The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.

Perimeternoun

the size of something as given by the distance around it

Areanoun

An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.

Perimeternoun

the continuous line forming the boundary of a closed geometrical figure

‘the perimeter of a rectangle’;

Areanoun

The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.

Perimeternoun

the outermost parts or boundary of an area or object

‘a perimeter fence’; ‘the perimeter of the garden’;

Areanoun

A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.

Perimeternoun

an area away from the basket, beyond the reach of the defensive team

‘he was very patient in working the ball around the perimeter’;

Areanoun

Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.

‘The largest area of human history and man's common nature.’;

Perimeternoun

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

Areanoun

a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography);

‘it was a mountainous area’; ‘Bible country’;

Perimeter

A perimeter is either a path that encompasses/surrounds/outlines a shape (in two dimensions) or its length (one-dimensional). The perimeter of a circle or an ellipse is called its circumference.

Areanoun

a particular environment or walk of life;

‘his social sphere is limited’; ‘it was a closed area of employment’; ‘he's out of my orbit’;

Areanoun

a subject of study;

‘it was his area of specialization’; ‘areas of interest include...’;

Areanoun

a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function;

‘the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants’;

Areanoun

a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve;

‘in the abdominal region’;

Areanoun

the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary;

‘the area of a rectangle’; ‘it was about 500 square feet in area’;

Area

Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional region, shape, or planar lamina, in the plane. Surface area is its analog on the two-dimensional surface of a three-dimensional object.