Definition of Circumferences

1. Noun. (plural of circumference) ¹



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Definition of Circumferences

1. circumference [n] - See also: circumference

Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumferences

circumcursations
circumdenudation
circumdenudations
circumdiameter
circumdiameters
circumduct
circumducted
circumducting
circumduction
circumduction gait
circumductions
circumducts
circumesophageal
circumference
circumferenceless
circumferences
circumferentia
circumferentia articularis radii
circumferentia articularis ulnae
circumferential
circumferential cartilage
circumferential clasp
circumferential clasp arm
circumferential fibrocartilage
circumferential implantation
circumferential lamella
circumferential wiring
circumferentially
circumferentor
circumferentors

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

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

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