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area meaning

EN[ˈɛə̯ɹɪə̯]
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  • Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional figure or shape,
  • The area of a shape can be measured by comparing the shape to squares of a fixed size.
  • There are several well-known formulas for the areas of simple shapes such as triangles, rectangles,
area
  • NounPLareasPLareæ
    1. (mathematics) A measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units.
      1. A particular geographic region.
        1. Any particular extent of surface, especially an empty or unused extent.
          1. The photo is a little dark in that area. ‎
        2. Figuratively, any extent, scope or range of an object or concept.
          1. Today, a new area of research that similarly aims to mimic a complex biological phenomenon—life itself—is taking off. Synthetic biology, a seductive experimental subfield in the life sciences, seems tantalizingly to promise custom-designed life created in the laboratory.
        3. (Britain) An open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement.
          1. (soccer) Penalty box; penalty area.
            1. Bendtner's goal-bound shot was well saved by goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi but fell to Arsahvin on the edge of the area and the Russian swivelled, shaped his body and angled a sumptuous volley into the corner.
          2. SLA Genitals.
            1. But what do I do when the third one runs at me with his bike helmet on? I got no more hands to protect my area!
        4. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Histopathologically, fibrinopurulent bronchopneumonia with multifocal areas of necrosis and pleuritis was seen in the lungs of infected animals.
            • Far-right activists had organised their protest for the Jewish sabbath in an area with a 40% Jewish population.
            • The ultrasound showed an ellipsoidal hypoechogenic area in the muscle [ …]
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Being one of the most southerly parts of the UK, the Isle of Wight has a milder subclimate than most other areas.
            • It is a rare acral hyperkeratosis, most commonly associated with squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract or the cervicomediastinal area.
            • More work is also needed to clarify whether Empoasca onukii injures other plants besides tea, or if there are other empoascan species attacking tea shrubs in these areas.

        Meaning of area for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "area" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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