# Perimeter vs. Circumference

## Difference Between Perimeter and Circumference

#### Perimeternoun

(mathematics) The sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object.

#### Circumferencenoun

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

#### Perimeternoun

(mathematics) The length of such a boundary.

#### Circumferencenoun

(geometry) The length of such a line

#### Perimeternoun

The outer limits of an area. circumference

#### Circumferencenoun

(obsolete) The surface of a round or spherical object

#### Perimeternoun

A fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position.

#### Circumferencenoun

(graph theory) The length of the longest cycle of a graph

#### Perimeternoun

An instrument for determining the extent and shape of the field of vision.

#### Circumferenceverb

To include in a circular space; to bound.

#### Perimeternoun

the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

#### Circumferencenoun

the size of something as given by the distance around it

#### Perimeternoun

a line enclosing a plane areas

#### Circumferencenoun

the length of the closed curve of a circle

#### Perimeternoun

the size of something as given by the distance around it