Translation of perimeter in Spanish:

perimeter

perímetro, n.

Pronunciation: /pəˈrɪmɪtə//pəˈrɪmɪdər/

noun

  • 1

    Mathematics
    perímetro masculine
    • 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.
    • Finally, if the rope is short enough (less than half the perimeter of the barn), the problem simplifies immensely.
    • 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.
    • The square and the cube are abstract, they're mathematical forms, measurements, perimeters, boundaries, mental constructs, and as such, are emotionally unknowable.
    • We found that the area, perimeter, length, and width of the lamina were highly correlated, suggesting the existence of a common genetic control.
    • Zenodorus studied the area of a figure with a fixed perimeter and the volume of a solid figure with fixed surface.
    • It is easier to find a pentagon that circumscribes the same circle as the given square and has the same perimeter.
    • The most interesting results show, with a very ingenious proof, that an equilateral triangle has a greater area than any isosceles or scalene triangle with the same perimeter.
    • The perimeter of the inner polygon is shorter than the circumference of the circle, while that of the outer polygon is longer.
    • You calculate the perimeter by multiplying the diameter by pi.
    • Answer: the arc lengths and, therefore, the perimeters are equal.
    • Then these rings also have the additional property that both the inner perimeters are equal and the outer perimeters are equal.
  • 2

    (boundary)
    perímetro masculine
    before noun the perimeter fence/wire la valla/la alambrada que cerca el recinto
    • After dark I drove the perimeter road and saw more jackals and foxes.
    • The court heard how she made off with thousands of pounds worth of holidaymakers' property after scaling the perimeter fence and entering the rooms.
    • Burn some sage, and walk the inner perimeter of your room or home if you can.
    • About 30 minutes after they had started out, they arrived just beyond the outer perimeter of the lab area.
    • There are lots of grasshoppers around here, but my hens patrol the garden perimeter fence and really reduce the numbers of insects in the garden.
    • We could walk the entire perimeter of the island in less than an hour.
    • For the less energetic, there is a walk around the perimeter racecourse road beginning at 2 pm.
    • Surrounding the entire perimeter of the fence was a long line of barbed wire, spiky and foreboding.
    • Repeat this until the entire perimeter of the room has been sanded.
    • They ran to a perimeter concrete fence and jumped over.
    • Most styles can be adapted to meet any pool codes in your area, and provide a safe perimeter fence around your pool.
    • Sub-zero temperatures at the complex left the narrow perimeter roads covered in sheet ice, with virtually no grip for the opening cars.
    • The only sure way of deterring them is to have an electric fence built around the perimeter of the garden.
    • Signs are being placed around airport perimeters urging them to join the cause.
    • There were wooded areas beyond the perimeter and alongside one of the streams, but the course itself was mostly just a large empty field.
    • He said it was the landlord of the estate who had replaced the perimeter fence around the whole of the industrial area.
    • A two-kilometre perimeter fence for the broader area is also planned.
    • One is a low-voltage electric fence around the perimeter of your garden.
    • I drove around our perimeter road one rainy night and saw lots of little rodents of some type running around.
    • A tough protein envelope surrounds the inner perimeter of the cell.