# circumference

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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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Since the defects are usually oriented circumferentially, stresses in the axial direction of a pipeline also must be used in determining severity of defects.
The guide lugs 50 of the first row are circumferentially offset from the guide lugs 50 of the second row.
The USGI EOS is introduced through the mouth to create multiple tissue folds circumferentially around the stoma to reduce its diameter, and within the stomach pouch to decrease its volume.
Thickness readings; soft and hard marine growth measurements taken from pre-determined cardinal points both vertically and circumferentially.
In carding, the fibers are passed through thousands of rigid wire ends protruding circumferentially around rollers that disentangle and orient the fibers parallel to each other along the length of the formed web.
During the trial reported on at ACS this week a RITA RFA probe was deployed 1 cm circumferentially into the walls of the lumpectomy cavity and maintained at 100 degrees C for 15 minutes in 25 patients.
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The design is also meant to deliver light evenly and circumferentially, all with only a single insertion of the endoscope.
Working and protective scaffold as length oriented Stand scaffolding, system scaffolding DIN 4420 Part 4, circumferentially for facades, carpentry, roofing and plumbing works.
187"), which also ensures a compressive layer both circumferentially and axially throughout the length of the collar.
6 A circumferentially and over 1 A in a radial direction.
Heating Element:- Circumferentially wound 80W 230V Heating element

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