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circumference

1. the boundary of a specific area or geometric figure, esp of a circle
2. the length of a closed geometric curve, esp of a circle. The circumference of a circle is equal to the diameter multiplied by π

circumference

[sər′kəm·fə·rəns]
(mathematics)
The length of a circle.
For a sphere, the length of any great circle on the sphere.
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Circumferentially adhesive bonded glass panes for bracing steel frames in facades: h hesis.
The tape, which is 5 mm in width, is circumferentially placed close to the internal os and the 'purse string' tightened to occlude the cervico/ uterine arteries.
The skin proximal to the wound was undermined with curved scissors until approximately 4 cm of skin was freed circumferentially (Figure 2).
These resonances and the coupling to them can be analyzed very effectively on the basis of radial transverse electromagnetic (TEM) waves (1) that describe both circumferentially symmetric TEM waves associated with a single ended via and circumferentially varying radial TEM waves associated with differential vias.
The company's HALO360 Ablation System uses a balloon-based electrode to ablate Barrett tissue circumferentially within the esophagus.
For example, it has been shown that by rotating a tapered and grounded wheel-like bobbin as collector at a very high speed, electrospun nanofibers can be oriented circumferentially (15).
A tracheal ring cranial and caudal to the deformed segment was bisected circumferentially with a No.
The course targets were fairly close and fairly circumferentially generous, and we only had to fire 10 rounds each standing, kneeling and prone.
The air can be seen circumferentially around the heart and most importantly beneath the heart in Fig 1 (without this latter finding only a diagnosis of pneumomediastinum can be made).
Technical refinement in the management of circumferentially avulsed skin of the leg.
Lillie's group tested rings of aortic elastin circumferentially whereas we tested carotid elastin longitudinally [11].
The autoclave was designed with multiple motors impelling air circumferentially, instead of one at one end, to keep the part temperature uniform, thereby reducing cure time and improving product quality.