Definition of 'perimeter'
Example sentences containing 'perimeter'
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Responsibility for the outer perimeter lies with the host government. The Bullet Catchers (1989)Soon the second perimeter wall was breached. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He said he was on patrol around the perimeter of the resort when the murder was committed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Flames have crossed perimeter lines set up by firefighters who were trying to contain the blaze. Times, Sunday Times (2012)From his bedroom he can hear the outer perimeter sensors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He climbs on to a perimeter fence. The Sun (2011)Armed police patrolled the perimeter and two road blocks were set up. The Sun (2015)Armed guards patrolled the perimeter and an army barracks was on standby. The Sun (2015)Gradually the perimeter of the area is reduced until they can see who really knows how to control it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They will have four or five guys working inside building the bomb and three or four more outside patrolling the perimeter. The Sun (2009)We can see a plume of smoke rising from the scrub beyond the airport 's perimeter wire. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Taliban hit squad took advantage of this to reach perimeter wall undetected. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The police arrested the man at about 2pm within the airport perimeter. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Indeed, they seemed to have a great time including those watching from the perimeter fence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For small gardens, the perimeter walls or fences will be your external walls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We crashed into the airport 's perimeter fence and had to have first aid for cuts and bruises. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They landed just inside the perimeter fence, more than half a mile from the usual touchdown zone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Around the perimeter of the field, dozens of cameras beamed back the scene to audiences around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For the players, it was a taste of life beyond the high perimeter wall of their superbly equipped compound. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the hours after the attack stunned survivors sat in the roads and on grass verges around the airport 's perimeter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One solution is to dig a French drain around the perimeter walls of the house and fill it with clean stone. The Sun (2014)Once past the checkpoint, we crossed into an open concrete area fronted by a baseball field and an extended perimeter fence. In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)The plane crashed into the Munich airport perimeter fence when it attempted to take off for the third time in icy weather. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A drone with a camera was used to patrol the perimeter of Gatwick airport for suspicious activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'perimeter'
British English: perimeter NOUN
The perimeter of an area of land is the whole of its outer edge or boundary.
...the perimeter of the airport.
Definition of perimeter from the Collins English Dictionary
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