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Synonyms for circumference

Synonyms for circumference

a line around a closed figure or area

Synonyms for circumference

the size of something as given by the distance around it


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the boundary line encompassing an area or object

the length of the closed curve of a circle

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Moreover, there had been no opportunity to allow consolidation of the concept of [pi] relationship to have been made before moving to applications of that relationship for the calculation of both circumference and area of a circle.
The target the present study was determination of arm circumference, ankle circumference, elbow width and knee width of Iran's elite 13 to 17 years old male swimmers, who have 1st to 8th ranks in Iran.
They found that men with waists 43 inches or greater in circumference had a 50 percent higher mortality risk than men with waists less than 35 inches, and this translated to about a three-year lower life expectancy after age 40.
The researchers also examined the relationship between head circumference and cognitive measures.
After 13 weeks of gestation, the foetal age may be estimated by the biparietal diameter (the transverse diameter of the head), the head circumference and the length of the femur (the longest bone in the body).
More research is also needed to determine how doctors can use head circumference growth curves to identify children with problems without causing unnecessary worry to parents of healthy children," said David Rubin, M.
The study demonstrated long term measurable and durable body circumference and fat thickness reduction using objective measurement system (imaging Ultrasound).
Anthropometric measurements were performed by the principal investigator and included weight, height, mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC), waist circumference and hip circumference.
In a flat plane or a sphere, the circumference of a circle grows at most linearly as the radius increases.
Also, PAH-induced DNA damage in the babies, in conjunction with exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke, was associated with significantly lower weight and smaller head circumference at birth--both signs of potential future developmental and learning problems.
Swedish scientists found that waist circumference could be used as a simple tool to predict who was at serious risk of insulin resistance - an early stage in the development of the two conditions.
Previously, only trees with circumferences of 6 inches or less were exempt.
Investigators at UNC's Thurston Arthritis Research Center assessed body composition using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), and assessed body fat distribution using waist and hip circumferences.
According to a study in Women's Health Issues, lesbians have larger waist circumferences and higher hip-to-waist ratios than straight women, both of which are predictors of cardiovascular risk.
Among tibiae that exhibit no gross signs of joint degeneration (or where such signs are mild), a stronger relationship between bone length and circumferences is expected.