¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Circumferences

**1.** circumference [n] - See also: circumference

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumferences

### Literary usage of Circumferences

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago* by Robert Simson, Euclid (1829)

"IN equal circles, the angles which stand upon equal circumferences are equal to
one another, whether they be at the centres or circumferences. ..."**2.** *The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh* by Euclid, Robert Simson (1810)

"IN equal circles, the angles which stand upon equal circumferences are equal to
one another, whether they be at the centres or circumferences. ..."**3.** *Monographic Medicine* by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)

"L Measurements of Curves and **Circumferences** The following measurements should be
made: (1) Greatest anteroposterior curve (Nt), from the middle of the ..."

**4.**

*A Treatise on Special Or Elementary Geometry*by Edward Olney (1882)

"All the circumferences which may be passed through three points not in the same ... 180. COR. 3.—Two circumferences can intersect in only two points. ..."

**5.**

*Useful Rules and Tables Relating to Mensuration, Engineering, Structures*by William John Macquorn Rankine, Edward Fisher Bamber (1876)

"This table gives the circumferences and areas of circles, of diameters from 101 to 1000; the circumferences computed to two places of decimals, ..."

**6.**

*American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book*by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)

"The table of circumferences below will be of service in connection with the ...

**OF GRINDING WHEELS by the number of revolutions per minute. ..."**

**Circumferences****7.**

*Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid: Arranged*by Miles Bland (1827)

"Let the two equal circles cut each other inland B; and with the centre A, and any distance AC, describe a circle FCD cutting their circumferences in C anfl ..."

**8.**

*Indian Village Site and Cemetery Near Madisonville, Ohio*by Earnest Albert Hooton, Charles Clark Willoughby (1920)

"Cranial Arcs and

**. MEAN VALUES AND RANGE Male Female Male Female Male Female Horizontal Circumference: Mean Range Number mm. mm. mm. mm. ..."**

**Circumferences**