## CIRCUMFERENCE

### Circumference

**Circumference**is the linear distance around the edge of a closed curve or circular object. The circumference of a circle is of special importance in geometry and trigonometry. However "circumference" may also refer to the edge of elliptical closed curve. Circumference is a special case of perimeter in that the perimeter is typically around a polygon while circumference is around a closed curve.

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### circumference

#### Noun

- The line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional figure
- The length of such a line
- The surface of a round or spherical object

#### Verb

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