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Circumference vs. Girth

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  • Circumference (noun)

    The line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional figure

  • Circumference (noun)

    The length of such a line

  • Circumference (noun)

    The surface of a round or spherical object

  • Circumference (noun)

    The length of the longest cycle of a graph

  • Circumference (verb)

    To include in a circular space; to bound.

  • Girth (noun)

    A band passed under the belly of an animal, which holds a saddle in place.

  • Girth (noun)

    The part of an animal around which the girth fits.

  • Girth (noun)

    One's waistline circumference, most often a large one.

  • Girth (noun)

    A small horizontal brace or girder.

  • Girth (noun)

    The distance measured around an object.

  • Girth (noun)

    The length of the shortest cycle in a graph.

  • Girth (verb)

    To bind as if with a girth or band.

Wiktionary
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  • Circumference (noun)

    the enclosing boundary of a curved geometric figure, especially a circle.

  • Circumference (noun)

    the distance around something

    "babies who have small head circumferences"

    "a rope two inches in circumference"

  • Girth (noun)

    the measurement around the middle of something, especially a person's waist

    "an ivy-clad tree of immense girth"

    "a pike with a girth of 24 inches"

    "idle men of great girth"

  • Girth (noun)

    a person's waist or stomach, especially when large

    "he tied the knotted towels around his girth"

  • Girth (noun)

    a band attached to a saddle and fastened around a horse's belly to keep the saddle in place.

  • Girth (verb)

    surround; encircle

    "the four seas that girth Britain"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Circumference (noun)

    The line that goes round or encompasses a circular figure; a periphery.

  • Circumference (noun)

    A circle; anything circular.

  • Circumference (noun)

    The external surface of a sphere, or of any orbicular body.

  • Circumference

    To include in a circular space; to bound.

  • Girth (noun)

    A band or strap which encircles the body; especially, one by which a saddle is fastened upon the back of a horse.

  • Girth (noun)

    The measure around any object, such as a body at the waist or belly, or a box ; the circumference of anything; as, in order to be acceptable for mailing, the total of height and girth of a package must not exceed 63 inches.

  • Girth (noun)

    A small horizontal brace or girder.

  • Girth

    To bind as with a girth.

Webster Dictionary
  • Circumference (noun)

    the size of something as given by the distance around it

  • Circumference (noun)

    the length of the closed curve of a circle

  • Girth (noun)

    the distance around a person's body

  • Girth (noun)

    stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place

  • Girth (verb)

    encircle or bind;

    "Trees girded the green fields"

  • Girth (verb)

    tie a cinch around;

    "cinch horses"

Princeton's WordNet

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