Translation of perimeter in Spanish:

perimeter

Pronunciation: /pəˈrɪmətər; pəˈrɪmɪtə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] perímetro (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • He compares the areas of figures with equal perimeters and volumes of solids with equal surface areas, proving a result due to Zenodorus that the sphere has greater volume than any regular solid with equal surface area.
    • The number four, for example, would be the ratio of the perimeter of a square to one of its sides and also the ratio of the area of a square to the area of a square whose side is half the original.
    • Then these rings also have the additional property that both the inner perimeters are equal and the outer perimeters are equal.
    1.2 (boundary) perímetro (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) the perimeter fence/wire la valla/la alambrada que cerca el recinto
    More example sentences
    • He said it was the landlord of the estate who had replaced the perimeter fence around the whole of the industrial area.
    • One is a low-voltage electric fence around the perimeter of your garden.
    • The only sure way of deterring them is to have an electric fence built around the perimeter of the garden.

Definition of perimeter in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day relevo
m
el relevo de la guardia = the changing of the guard …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.