# Definitions and Synonyms of *circumference* | Another word for *circumference* | What is *circumference? *

*Definition 1: the size of something as given by the distance around it - [noun denoting attribute]*

*Definition 2: the length of the closed curve of a circle - [noun denoting attribute]*

*(**circumference* is a kind of ...) the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place

*circumference*is a kind of ...) the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place

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*"the length of the table was 5 feet"*### (*circumference* is a part of ...) a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees

### (*circumference* is a part of ...) an angle of 180 degrees

*Definition 3: the boundary line encompassing an area or object - [noun denoting location]*

*Samples where circumference or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*he had walked the full circumference of his land**a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe*

*Synonyms for circumference in the sense of this definition*

*(**circumference* is a kind of ...) a line that indicates a boundary

*circumference*is a kind of ...) a line that indicates a boundary

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