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Area vs. Planimeter

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Areanoun

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

Planimeternoun

An integrating device used to measure the area of an irregular figure via tracing its outline.

Areanoun

A particular geographic region.

Planimeternoun

An instrument for measuring the area of any plane figure, however irregular, by passing a tracer around the bounding line; a platometer.

Areanoun

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

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

Planimeternoun

a measuring instrument for measuring the area of an irregular plane figure

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Areanoun

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

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

Planimeter

A planimeter, also known as a platometer, is a measuring instrument used to determine the area of an arbitrary two-dimensional shape.

Areanoun

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

Areanoun

(soccer) Penalty box; penalty area.

Areanoun

(slang) Genitals.

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.’;

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Areanoun

The inclosed space on which a building stands.

Areanoun

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

Areanoun

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

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.

Areanoun

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

Areanoun

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

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

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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’;

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.

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