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We need to put undercover security armed people at the curbside of the terminal with the uniform of policemen. We need to protect the terminal. We need to protect the security checkpoint, the gate, the aircraft, the perimeter.
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Meaning of "perimeter" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PERIMETER

From French périmètre, from Latin perimetros.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PERIMETER

perimeter  [pəˈrɪmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PERIMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Perimeter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PERIMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

perimeter

Perimeter

A perimeter is a path that surrounds a two-dimensional shape. The word comes from the Greek peri and meter. The term may be used either for the path or its length - it can be thought of as the length of the outline of a shape. The perimeter of a circle or ellipse is called its circumference. Calculating the perimeter has considerable practical applications. The perimeter can be used to calculate the length of fence required to surround a yard or garden. The perimeter of a wheel describes how far it will roll in one revolution. Similarly, the amount of string wound around a spool is related to the spool's perimeter.

Definition of perimeter in the English dictionary

The first definition of perimeter in the dictionary is the curve or line enclosing a plane area. Other definition of perimeter is the length of this curve or line. Perimeter is also any boundary around something, such as a field.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PERIMETER


altimeter
ælˈtɪmɪtə
calorimeter
ˌkæləˈrɪmɪtə
chlorimeter
klɔːˈrɪmɪtə
colorimeter
ˌkʌləˈrɪmɪtə
delimiter
diːˈlɪmɪtə
evaporimeter
ɪˌvæpəˈrɪmɪtə
fluorimeter
ˌflʊəˈrɪmɪtə
isoperimeter
ˌaɪsəʊpəˈrɪmɪtə
limiter
ˈlɪmɪtə
oximeter
ɒkˈsɪmɪtə
planimeter
plæˈnɪmɪtə
polarimeter
ˌpəʊləˈrɪmɪtə
saccharimeter
ˌsækəˈrɪmɪtə
scimitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
semiperimeter
ˌsemɪpəˈrɪmɪtə
solarimeter
ˌsəʊləˈrɪmɪtə
spectrofluorimeter
ˌspɛktrəʊflʊəˈrɪmɪtə
tachymeter
tæˈkɪmɪtə
trimeter
ˈtrɪmɪtə
vaporimeter
ˌveɪpəˈrɪmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PERIMETER

perilous
perilously
perilousness
perilune
perilymph
perimenopausal
perimenopause
perimeter fence
perimeter wall
perimetral
perimetric
perimetrical
perimetrically
perimetry
perimorph
perimorphic
perimorphism
perimorphous
perimysia
perimysium

WORDS THAT END LIKE PERIMETER

accelerometer
barometer
centimeter
Demeter
diameter
diffractometer
meter
micrometer
millimeter
multimeter
nanometer
odometer
parameter
peter
potentiometer
spectrometer
spectrophotometer
speedometer
tachometer
thermometer
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of perimeter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PERIMETER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «perimeter» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of perimeter

Translation of «perimeter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PERIMETER

Find out the translation of perimeter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of perimeter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «perimeter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

周边
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

perímetro
570 millions of speakers

English

perimeter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परिधि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محيط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

периметр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

perímetro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

périmètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perimeter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Umfang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

周囲
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

둘레
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Perimeter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chu vi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுற்றளவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिमिती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çevre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

perimetro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obwód
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

периметр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

perimetru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περίμετρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

omtrek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

omkrets
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

perimeter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of perimeter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PERIMETER»

The term «perimeter» is very widely used and occupies the 20.189 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PERIMETER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «perimeter» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «perimeter» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about perimeter

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4 QUOTES WITH «PERIMETER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word perimeter.
1
Kenneth Frampton
From the Berlin tenement reform law of 1897 to H. P. Berlage's plan for Amsterdam South of 1917, designers and theorists in Germany and Holland moved toward the development of a perimeter residential block that would preserve the plastic continuity of the street while opening up the resultant courtyard for use as an enclosed semi-public space.
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Jane Hirshfield
You can't write an image, a metaphor, a story, a phrase, without leaning a little further into the shared world, without recognizing that your supposed solitude is at every point of its perimeter touching some other.
3
Bjarke Ingels
Architecture is restricted to such a limited vocabulary. A building is either a high-rise or a perimeter block or a town house.
4
Isaac Yeffet
We need to put undercover security armed people at the curbside of the terminal with the uniform of policemen. We need to protect the terminal. We need to protect the security checkpoint, the gate, the aircraft, the perimeter.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PERIMETER»

Discover the use of perimeter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to perimeter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Apprehending Fleeing Suspects: Suspect Tactics and Perimeter ...
The audience for this book begins with the police: training academies, managers, and local, state, and federal police departments.
Jack H. Schonely, 2005
2
Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions
Learning about dimensions has never been so entertaining. This book is aligned with the COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS for third-grade, fourth-grade, and fifth-grade mathematics in measurement and data: (3.MD.5-8), (4.MD.2-3), and (5.MD.3-5).
David A. Adler, 2012
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Inside Network Perimeter Security
Examines how various security methods are used and how they work, covering options including packet filtering, proxy firewalls, network intrusion detection, virtual private networks, and encryption.
Stephen Northcutt, 2005
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Sets of Finite Perimeter and Geometric Variational Problems: ...
An engaging graduate-level introduction that bridges analysis and geometry. Suitable for self-study and a useful reference for researchers.
Francesco Maggi, 2012
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Dogs at the Perimeter
Weaving together these fragments in clean, luminous prose, Dogs at the Perimeter is a remarkable, unparalleled map of the mind's battle with memory, loss, and the unspeakable horrors of war.
Madeleine Thien, 2012
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Perimeter in the Classroom
Some shapes have a perimeter. How do we figure out the perimeter? Where can we find perimeter in the classroom?
Tara Funk, 2009
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Perimeter at the Zoo
How can we find perimeter? How do we measure perimeter? Learn how to find perimeter at the zoo.
Tara Funk, 2009
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Perimeter Security
But until this comprehensive guide from security expert Michael J. Arata, Jr., there was no single place to turn for complete coverage of the protection of buildings from external threats.
Michael Arata, 2005
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Perimeter and Area at the Amusement Park
Information about the history of amusement parks, different attractions, and how parks are designed demonstrates the use of perimeter and area.
Dianne Irving, 2011
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On the perimeter
Looks at the nuclear protest camps at Greenham Common, discusses the British Women's Peace movement, and describes public reaction to the protesters
Caroline Blackwood, 1985

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PERIMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term perimeter is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Q&A on Perimeter office space: 'Submarket is very healthy'
A: The Central Perimeter submarket is very healthy as a result of strong absorption of office space during the past three years. CoStar lists the ... «Reporter Newspapers, Jul 15»
2
Paris police open fire near Tour de France perimeter
According to an unidentified French National Police spokesman, authorities opened fire on a car Sunday morning that drove toward a group of ... «KMTV, Jul 15»
3
Police: Transient entered CLT's secured perimeter fence
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a man who they said entered the secured perimeter fence at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on ... «Charlotte Observer, Jul 15»
4
Security Perimeter Around Center City For Pope's Visit Not A Secret …
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — So just how much of Center City Philadelphia will be off-limits during the Pope's visit? Despite anything you may have ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
5
Homeless man arrested at Athens Perimeter exit
A 58-year-old homeless man was arrested Thursday morning after he returned to a roadside location where he was previously warned to stay ... «Online Athens, Jul 15»
6
PPA official: Expect 'significant security perimeter' for pope's visit
Dickson said that there will be a “significant security perimeter basically going from Girard Avenue to South Street, river to river.” He added that ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
7
Police perimeter set up in Central Phoenix
It's been five months since 31-year-old Allison Feldman was found dead in her Scottsdale home. Her killer is still on the loose. Her family has ... «FOX 10 News Phoenix, Jul 15»
8
Security perimeter for papal visit could engulf Center City
Preliminary plans for the papal visit in late September include a security perimeter stretching from Girard Avenue to South Street and from the ... «PhillyVoice.com, Jul 15»
9
Bike Rider Describes Perimeter Built By Marines During Shooting
Bike Rider Describes Perimeter Built By Marines During Shooting. Paul Wagner rides his bike along the path of the Tennessee River a few ... «WTVC, Jul 15»
10
Georgia Perimeter College community garden faces uncertain future
Former Georgia Perimeter College president Anthony Tricoli and Tyrie Smith, a former GPC employee, work in the GPC community garden in ... «Decaturish.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Perimeter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/perimeter>. Nov 2020 ».
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