Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun circumference

3 senses of circumference

Sense 1

circumference, perimeter -- (the size of something as given by the distance around it)

=> size -- (the physical magnitude of something (how big it is); "a wolf is about the size of a large dog")

Sense 2

circumference, circuit -- (the boundary line encompassing an area or object; "he had walked the full circumference of his land"; "a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe")

=> boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete -- (a line that indicates a boundary)

Sense 3

circumference -- (the length of the closed curve of a circle)

=> length -- (the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet")