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perimeter

1. Maths
a. the curve or line enclosing a plane area
b. the length of this curve or line
2. a medical instrument for measuring the limits of the field of vision

perimeter

[pə′rim·əd·ər]
(mathematics)
The total length of a closed curve; for example, the perimeter of a polygon is the total length of its sides.

perimeter

The boundary of a system or network, which defines the inside and outside. It is typically determined by firewalls and addresses. See DMZ.
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Paul Weber, CEO at Perimeter notes that "This appointment is incredible validation of Perimeter's approach to solving the unmet need for accurate, intra-operative tumour margin assessment.
Despite this, 54 per cent said they have suffered from a perimeter security system breach in the past 12 months.
Of these respondents, 94 per cent said their perimeter security systems such as firewall, IDPS, AV, content filtering and anomaly detection were effective at keeping unauthorised users out of their network.
Perimeter Medical said that the Otis system is a platform technology for use on all excised tissue types.
Perimeter store sales, however, were about $296 billion in 2014 and are projected to grow to $346 billion by 2019, amounting to an impressive $50 billion in growth.
The perimeter intrusion detection systems market size is estimated to grow from USD 2.
The North American perimeter security market is segmented and forecast on the basis of industry verticals such as defense and government, critical infrastructure, transportation, commercial facilities, sensitive areas, and others.
Under the financial reconstruction of Perimeter, Gunnebo has entered into an agreement with Procuritas regarding a divestment of loan receivables against Perimeter in an amount of EUR2.
Demand for airport perimeter systems and barriers skyrocketed after 9/11, Hernandez said.
Other improvements included removing advertisements on surrounding streets, upgrading street lighting and pruning perimeter trees.
Marriott International Inc (NYSE: MAR), a US-based company that owns and operates hotel properties, has announced Atlanta hotel and shopping packages from the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Centre (the hotel) in Atlanta, US.
Summary: Three perimeters were awarded Sunday by the National Agency for the Promotion of Hydrocarbon Resources (ALNAFT) at a public bid opening related to the second national and international invitation to tender for a dozen hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation perimeters.