The rest that extends beyond the circumference of the meat quickly melts down onto the surface of the flattop.
Pi is officially defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
It measured slightly over twenty feet from nose to tail and in circumference was considerably larger than an inflated fire-hose.
Draw a diagram representing the circumference line and pitch in feet.
For though the circumference of its walls was not more than a stade and a half, its height was nowhere less than thirty cubits.
Melville is an island of more than a mile in circumference, with low, rocky shores.
But in order to show that it is central, he must limit the universe and give its circumference, metes and bounds.
From points near the circumference these circles or curves are very small.
He was exactly five feet six inches in height and six feet five inches in circumference.
Draw a few straight lines, from the centre to the circumference of a circle.
late 14c., from Latin circumferentia, neuter plural of circumferens, present participle of circumferre "to lead around, take around, carry around," from circum "around" (see circum-) + ferre "to carry" (see infer). A loan-translation of Greek periphereia "periphery, the line round a circular body," literally "a carrying round" (see periphery). Related: Circumferential.
The measure of the distance around a circle.