perimeterin a sentence

What is the perimeter of the triangle?
perimeter = sum of the length of the sides of a geometric shape

Don't go beyond the perimeter of the campgrounds.
perimeter = outer edges
 Build a fence along the perimeter of the yard.

The first sign of trouble had been Kalo waving a tattered red umbrella and chasing his four attack dogs along the inside perimeter of the fence.
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perimeter = outer edge

He unearthed several shovelfuls of dirt in this manner, before it occurred to him that he was dumping his dirt within the perimeter of his hole.
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perimeter = boundary (outer edge)

He was standing there checking the perimeter when the boy turned and buried his face against him.
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perimeter = the outer edge

Bunker Six, a pile of sandbags at the southwest corner of the perimeter.
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perimeter = the outer edge of a defended area
 That mighty barrel, with its special range that could reach from the mountain to the valley, was a defensive perimeter for the house, for our supplies, because Dad said we would be driving when everyone else was hotfooting it.† (source)
 Wooden planks, splintered and grayed with age, formed the center of the platform, but around the perimeter, the floor was a series of seethrough square grates that could be opened and closed.† (source)
 When they reached the perimeter of Molching, Liesel threw some words across.† (source)
 Family members line up around the perimeter, holding tightly to one another's hands.† (source)
 And at the perimeter of this boneyard lies one much larger skeleton: that of the moose he shot, and subsequently agonized over.† (source)
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 They crawled on their stalk legs around the curved perimeters of the glass as if the world had shrunk to that jar.† (source)
 Perimeter.† (source)
 Minors were not allowed in the gambling area, so like moons orbiting the earth, we circled the perimeter of the casino, looking for my father's signature receding hairline.† (source)
 I wondered where the perimeter was.† (source)
 Running along the perimeter of where the closet met the wall was an elegant molding.† (source)
 From there, they can see the forest beyond the perimeter fence.† (source)
 I began to run along the perimeter. of the castle foundation, still scanning the ground.† (source)
 This saltfree water trickles down and collects in a gully on the perimeter of the cone, from which it drains into a pouch.† (source)
 Langdon had once walked the Louvre's entire perimeter, an astonishing threemile journey.† (source)
 From up here, Tally could see the perimeter wire clearly, stretching around the buildings in an almost perfect square.† (source)
 They kept us tucked away for a little while longer, searching the perimeter of the palace.† (source)
 But then — when they had walked so far around the perimeter of the forest that the castle and the lake were out of sight — Harry heard something.† (source)
 That's when you put a chalk mark around the perimeter of the body to show the position you found it in.† (source)
 Movement on the perimeter surrounding them caught his attention, and he watched carefully what was happening with the large white pods.† (source)
 The section where old men used to fall asleep over the free newspapers had disappeared, replaced by a large oval table with computers dotted around the perimeter.† (source)
 I had to go a long way around the police perimeter.† (source)
 Fossil protection ordinarily consisted of a tarp over the site, and a trench around the perimeter to control water runoff.† (source)
 After we ate and did drugs, we would guard the perimeter while the adults rested for a bit.† (source)
 I wait until the soldiers have spread out around the hospital's perimeter and the man named Metias has immersed himself in conversation with two of his men.† (source)
 When they can't do that, they run up and down the dirt road behind our wall, the perimeter road.† (source)
 All along its perimeter, sparks rise and ash falls and administrative documents flutter: utility plans, purchase orders, tax records.† (source)
 Two squads will be deployed as perimeter patrols to protect this base.† (source)
 Leper Lepellier was loping along outside my perimeter, not noticing the game, tagging along without reason, like a porpoise escorting a passing ship.† (source)
 The sergeant was also pulling out men for perimeter defense duties, and doing it with far more authority than the poor major.† (source)
 She'd booked a CorpSeCorps man as protection in the taxi ride from the sealed bullettrain station through the short stretch of pleebland that had to be crossed before reaching the perimeter wall of the Module, which was the usual thing to do.† (source)
 But then a wink of sunlight on a crystal shooter caught Jack of Diamonds' eye: two Alyssian guards patrolling the perimeter of the headquarters.† (source)
 I wadded up blankets and uniforms from my departed crewmates to serve as one edge of a planter box with the curved walls of the Hab being the rest of the perimeter.† (source)
 Emily and Maya stared at the oldschool photo booth at the perimeter of Noel's yard and the woods.† (source)
 A third of its perimeter is coastline.† (source)
 I didn't go far, just around the perimeter of the neat yard in a slow shuffle, watching the sky, clear now, a billion stars spread across it.† (source)
 I drove around the perimeter of Jefferson Park so we could avoid driving past our houses, just in case our parents had woken up and discovered us missing.† (source)
 A stone wall with guardsmen and iron gates runs the perimeter.† (source)
 There will be regular patrols round the perimeter of the building to ensure that civilians do not tarry overlong in conversation with the prisoners.† (source)
 As she spoke, great spotlights raked the compound, missing them by inches and seeking the outer perimeter of wire fence and mine fields and the woods beyond, where Hannah thought she saw shadows chasing shadows into the dark trees.† (source)
 In the corner of his desk a word appeared and began marching around the perimeter of the desk.† (source)
 Get your food from the outside perimeter of the supermarket and try to avoid the middle aisles.† (source)
 I follow him as we skirt the perimeter of the cove, being careful to avoid the marshland; it looks deceptively like grass, especially in the dark, but you can get sucked down almost knee deep before you realize the difference.† (source)
 Establish a perimeter inside the Manor grounds.† (source)
 They kept to the perimeter of the plain and continued north, following the Ramr River.† (source)
 The Iraqis had set up a defensive perimeter outside the refinery.† (source)
 I open it and he shoots out into the yard and patrols as he does every morning, head up, trotting around the perimeter looking for anything suspicious.† (source)
 The spaceport had been a full nine klicks from the city when he lived in Keats; now shacks, tents, and mud streets surrounded the landing field's perimeter.† (source)
 The coaches had taken one look at him and told him he wasn't a perimeter player—that he wasn't Michael Jordan.† (source)
 All around the perimeter.† (source)
 The brilliant white stakes that marked the perimeters of buildings imparted to the land the look of a Civil War burial ground.† (source)
 She walked the perimeter.† (source)
 And more red lights come up on the windshield: the perimeter security of the Deliverator's vehicle has been breached.† (source)
 The police have lit flares along the perimeter of the scene and are instructing cars in both directions to turn back, the road is closed.† (source)
 "Abortion," Lemry says, pacing the perimeter of the room.† (source)
 The adults sat on cushions around the perimeter of the room, and the chatter was noisy.† (source)
 Who knows what Valentine's got patrolling his perimeter?† (source)
 He was clutching his attache case as usual and I could see he was strolling slowly along the path that runs the outer perimeter of the lawn, deeply absorbed in thought.† (source)
 He now noticed that behind the circle of adults, others had emerged, spaced equally around the entire perimeter.† (source)
 The Dunnes and the Elliotts walked along the perimeter of the crowd, Rand smiling and nodding like a visiting dignitary.† (source)
 She hurried back to the stillsmoking wreck, walking around the perimeter as she searched for the safest way to get back inside.† (source)
 Jessica sent herself through the quick senseclearing regimen, began a methodical inspection of the room's perimeter.† (source)
 Now he paced the perimeter of the box and looked forlornly up at me.† (source)
 Saeed and Nadia's worker camp was bounded by a perimeter fence.† (source)
 When the electricity stabilized again, a shadow oozed from the dark perimeter of the amphitheater.† (source)
 They operated every night, but I never saw them because I went to bed so early and our block was well in from the perimeter.† (source)
 Takahashi ran his finger around the perimeter of his coffee cup.† (source)
 She walked around the perimeter of the block house and reentered through the front door.† (source)
 Later, when we were able to go into the courtyard to serve ourselves, I would go out into the courtyard and jog around the perimeter until breakfast arrived.† (source)
 They swerve and cross the length of the field, tour its perimeter, and then swing back around.† (source)
 Instead, he concentrated on the adults who were crowding the perimeter of the ride.† (source)
 The provost of Georgia Perimeter College, a community college just outside the city limits of Clarkston, agreed to provide an auditorium and to act as a moderator.† (source)
 It was a beautiful spring day, the air soft and warm, dogwoods in bloom all around the perimeter of the garden.† (source)
 Every PSF officer that walked the perimeter of the electric fence carried an M16 rifle, and I was sure every camp controller that watched us from high up on the Tower had one within reach, too.† (source)
 Monica was most likely following her own path, either oblivious or deeply emotionally invested, depending on what you believed, while Wes worked the perimeter, always keeping an eye on everything.† (source)
 In that way they kept the plague restricted to the perimeter of the town.† (source)
 The truck that patrolled the prison perimeter screeched to a halt between us.† (source)
 A chainlink fence rings the perimeter.† (source)
 Run the western perimeter.† (source)
 The deck was slick with rain and heaving up and down, a black hole surrounded by perimeter lights.† (source)
 He's down on Eighth Avenue now wandering the perimeter of the ballpark, looking for a sign that someone's still alive.† (source)
 A few probed Delta's perimeter.† (source)
 No perimeter guard and yet the scene was barely fourteen hours old.† (source)
 Mortenson passed out the five shovels and he and fifty other men took turns digging steadily all afternoon until they had hollowed out a trench, three feet wide and three feet deep, around the school's perimeter.† (source)
 Other teams were scattered around the perimeter and glanced at the newcomers.† (source)
 The Pacific Ocean thundered against its westernmost perimeter.† (source)
 He staggered up and made his drunken way to the perimeter of the circle.† (source)
 Then there are the smart ones who sit on the ground in the shade of the walkway that runs around the perimeter.† (source)
 So that the bathhouse, then, is at the perimeter of the pool, on the Westcott side?† (source)
 "The Green Knights are compelled to service," Bert said as they followed the knight's lead and began walking counterclockwise around the perimeter of the island.† (source)
 I could feel the awe of the audience as she seemed to founder in the spotlight, the dark forest rising on the perimeter, so that she seemed to be lost in the trees.† (source)
 Each of my brothersinlaw had his own room that sat on the perimeter of the main room.† (source)
 Yellow tape had been strung from pine trees, cordoning off the perimeter.† (source)
 Now with Rosina leading us, we pushed him through the trees on the perimeter trail, just inside of Missing's wall, until we reached the Drowning Soil.† (source)
 He dug out the receipt, handed it to her, and walked back to the curtaro, as much now to avoid her eyes as to check the perimeter again.† (source)
 The odds of someone born in his station in life going to university was about as likely as him winning a Nobel Prize or meeting his country's president. txfeXfJbo The first shift at Fundidora began at six in the morning when roosters still crowed on the farms that ringed its eastern perimeter.† (source)
 I also stood at the perimeter of the house, nearly on the street, and watched.† (source)
 He had to assume that there was a fourth or a fifth, or even a sixth animal patrolling the perimeters of Swayne's grounds.† (source)
 Uphill and at least a hundred yards to the east, the woman fled under the generously spreading boughs of stone pines clustered along the perimeter of the burial grounds, across shaded grass only lightly dappled with sunshine.† (source)
 I want the perimeters ditched and staked.† (source)
 , Back in the hangar, Jen stayed on the perimeter of the crowd.† (source)
 He stepped past the bed and went to the window and pulled aside the curtains to look down at the perimeter road.† (source)
 Max heard her nails dragging along the fort's walls as she slowly circled its perimeter.† (source)
 For instance, Coach Mick would make one guy of a particular partnership push a fortyfivepound plate, flat on the floor, around the perimeter of our weight room.† (source)
 Again and again, on the perimeter of sleep, he was visited by sudden vivid images, of machete and flesh, and by those dreams in which, sooner or later, he had to run but couldn't move.† (source)
 American warships and submarines are forming a defensive perimeter around Cuba, preparing to stop and search the twentyfive Soviet ships currently sailing toward that defiant island.† (source)
 Now it's commandeered for a tented barracks; soldiers with machine guns patrol the perimeter.† (source)
 We lapped the parade ground twice, circled the armory, passed the yacht basin, crossed the baseball field, and halted finally at the farthest perimeter of the campus by the edge of the salt marsh, which separated the grounds of the Institute from the Ashley River.† (source)
 Bampa had willed the land to his grandchildren but my father, whenever he needed to, would sell or give away sections of land so that houses were gradually built up along the perimeter of the estate.† (source)
 There is too much buffer of fine landscaping and natural vegetation, of whitewashed horse fence and antiqued stone walls, that it's rare to see anyone outside, much less two people on the perimeter of a property, talking or socializing.† (source)
 He eavesdropped along the perimeter of the dancing.† (source)
 Heidi was nowhere near him—she was racing around the perimeter with her usual exuberance—but Stem whistled and she came bounding up the porch steps.† (source)
 There were leantos around the perimeter of the corral fence.† (source)
 The barbarians had finished setting up their encampment shortly before Drizzt reached its outer perimeter.† (source)
 Uniforms in the best dress blues flanked the perimeter for a full three blocks on Fifth.† (source)
 He slept uneasily unless he knew all was well around his perimeter.† (source)
 I hurried—truly raced—outside into the dusk and walked distractedly around the perimeter of the park.† (source)
 It plunges pretty sharply right beyond that section of the perimeter.† (source)
 A couple of runways and acres of stark wooden barracks surrounded by a perimeter of backshadowed piney woods.† (source)
 He felt the cool perimeter of the projection globe behind him.† (source)
 Prunella Van Koetzie skirmished lightly on her horse on the perimeter of the column, wearing a white kappie over her dainty sweatpearled face and close clustering ringlets.† (source)
 Around the perimeter is a shallow border of refuse where the shops stood.† (source)
 After conclave is sealed, I could pull all except a few of my perimeter guards and begin a search.† (source)
 They lined the perimeter of the room, blocking the exits.† (source)
 It's just a sixmeter perimeter and a ceiling.† (source)
 If you need me, I'll be within the perimeter.† (source)
 Now start acting like a professional or get back to the perimeter!† (source)
 "The chopper is approaching the perimeter of the airport," Ky says.† (source)
 I wander around the perimeter for a while.† (source)
 My Hunters are holding a perimeter around the mansion, but we'll be overrun any minute.† (source)
 Dark forms of FORCE: Marines could be seen patrolling just within the perimeter.† (source)
 Hedging his bets, he ordered half of his men back to the Louvre perimeter.† (source)
 I have requisitioned more perimeter guards.† (source)
 We had been told that there were mine fields and trip flares planted around the perimeter.† (source)
 I walked around the perimeter of the room, thinking over May's words.† (source)
 Essay and Baboo were snooping along the perimeter of the barn.† (source)
 Circling the perimeter of the fountain, he positioned himself directly opposite the van.† (source)
 Now that it was morning, he'd resorted to pacing around the perimeter of the camp.† (source)
 We went outside and started checking the perimeter of the oil fields.† (source)
 The Urgals eyed Eragon suspiciously and formed a circle around the perimeter of the room.† (source)
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 We ran down the inside perimeter of the field.† (source)
 Along the perimeter there were quick bursts of gunfire.† (source)
 There was no letup along the defense perimeter.† (source)
 He continued around the perimeter to the next window.† (source)
 We've been casing the perimeter in hopes of finding the princess," the rook explained to Dodge.† (source)
 For a while I could hear them racing up and down the perimeter road in the mud, then they were gone.† (source)
 Vittoria breathed deeply as she continued her search, moving around the perimeter.† (source)
 Afterward, he crossed the perimeter to Lee Strunk's foxhole.† (source)
 They crossed the Retrieval perimeter to the avenue.† (source)
 I ducked behind the fourfoot perimeter wall.† (source)
 I sent them to inspect our perimeter lest the Fremen attack under cover of the sand.† (source)
 Coils of chain link lay heaped around the perimeter like petrified snakes.† (source)
 He does a little more looking around, checking out the perimeter of the shantytown.† (source)
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 Now that the guards are leaving the perimeter, we can get out of here.† (source)
 The ARVNs set up a perimeter, and we were told that we could rest.† (source)
 Away to the east where the night was rising, the perimeter line was under heavy artillery fire.† (source)
 I won't have to drive the perimeter at all.† (source)
 Our squad was on perimeter patrol while others lifted the litters onto the choppers.† (source)
 "Ky," Uncle Enzo says, "anything interesting happening on our perimeter?"† (source)
 The males, he saw, were arranged defensively at the perimeter of the group.† (source)
 Well, nobody on the perimeter saw her leave either.† (source)
 And he vaulted down into the mud of the perimeter road.† (source)
 They split up and spread out along the piazza perimeter, quietly unloading men at select points.† (source)
 Root lined up the insertion team at the perimeter.† (source)
 The next day they walked the perimeter of the lake.† (source)
 The dot moved outside the perimeter of the building.† (source)
 The ground was soft by the timestop perimeter.† (source)
 Gearhart went around trying to place guys on the perimeter.† (source)
 Like a shark patrolling a moonlit bay, the vehicle circled the perimeter of the piazza.† (source)
 Westminster Abbey was a tangled warren of mausoleums, perimeter chambers, and walkin burial niches.† (source)
 He sensed demons gathering on the perimeter of his bliss, pounding to shatter his rapture.† (source)
 Full perimeter with a bias on the entry.† (source)
 Quickly I walked the perimeter, in case they were under chairs or something.† (source)
 He paced around the perimeter, counting his steps.† (source)
 Paul, Jared, and Embry will take the outer perimeter, and Jacob and I will take the inner.† (source)
 The first watch had taken up their stations around the perimeter of the camp.† (source)
 I'm going to line the perimeter with alarms and snares.† (source)
 Take the canyon back to the forest and bring the reinforcements at the perimeter forward.† (source)
 "Perimeter is secure" had become his new favorite catchphrase.† (source)
 Automatically, I did a perimeter sweep, a 360 around us to pick up signs of trouble.† (source)
 Around the perimeter of the room, a hundred doors burst open.† (source)
 On the perimeter of Level I. To our left are all the laboratories.† (source)
 She left an hour ago to scout our perimeter.† (source)
 We're going for the door as soon as we've established closein perimeter.† (source)
 Thomas crouched in the forest watching the frenzied search of the house and its perimeter.† (source)
 Joe commented, lifting an eyebrow as he walked the perimeter of the hot tub.† (source)
 We skirt the perimeter of the tennis courts and go up along Senior Alley.† (source)
 Even now, one of them moved, as though brushed aside by something circling the tent's perimeter.† (source)
 Southeast perimeter—good, not Liam's area.† (source)
 "But he's right," said Charles, who'd been listening in from the perimeter of the council.† (source)
 He stopped halfway to the house and turned around, studying the perimeter.† (source)
 The boys from Carl Hayden shuffled to an unclaimed portion of pool perimeter.† (source)
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