Synonyms for Circumference:
•edge, perimeter (noun)
outline, boundary, circuit, periphery, girth, rim, ambit, border, compass, bounds.
boundary, girth, delineation, silhouette, figure, border, perimeter, representation, skeleton, sketch, framework, periphery, configuration, plan, limit, profile, contour, tracing, form, wire frame, outline, drawing, frame.
circus, circuit, circle, compass, areola, halo, loop, roundabout, ring, hemisphere, circuitousness, annulus, orbit, circularity.
Usage examples for circumference
As both wheels are of the same size, it is obvious that if at the start we mark a point on the circumference of the upper wheel, at the very top, this point will be in contact with the lower wheel at its lowest part when half the journey has been made. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney