# Measuring Pastures: Word Chart

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Portuguese (PT)

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Area

The number of square units contained in the interior of a figure; the extent of a two-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary

The space something occupies, two-dimensional

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Enclosed Space

Two-dimensional size

*Area (SP)

*Aire/

Superficie (FR)

*Área (PT)

Convincing

Persuading or assuring by argument or evidence

Causing one to believe the truth of something; plausible

Convince

Convinced

Convincer

Convincible

Convincingly

Persuasive

Believable

Credible

Plausible

*Convincente (SP)

*Convaincant(e) (FR)

*Convincente (PT)

Fencing

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An enclosure or railing; barriers enclosing a field

Fence

Fenced

Fencer

Border

Boundary

Clôture/Barrière (FR)

Cerca (PT)

Perimeter

For a polygon: the sum of the lengths of its sides; for a circle: the limiting value of a sequence of perimeters of regular polygons (inscribed in a circle) with increasing numbers of sides; the total length of any closed curve

The distance around a figure; the border or outer boundary of a two-dimensional figure.

Perimetric

Perimetrically

Boundary

Outer limit

Periphery

*Perímetro (SP)

*Périmètre (FR)

*Perímetro (PT)

Predict

To make a precise guess based upon reason and study of a situation.

To suggest what may happen (e.g. weather); to tell something in advance.

Prediction

Predicted

Predicting

Predicts

Forecast

Foresee

Anticipate

*Predecir/

Prever (SP)

*Prédire/

Prévoir (FR)

*Predizer/

Prever (PT)

Semicircle

An arc whose endpoints are the endpoints of the diameter of a circle; the part of a circle bound by its diameter and half of its circumference

Half of a circle

Semicircular

Semicircled

Semicircumference

Arc

Arch

Half circle

Half pipe

*Semicírculo (SP)

*Demi-cercle (FR)

*Semicírculo (PT)

Bringing two or more values together to make a new total.

Combine values or pieces to form a sum or enlarge.

Combine

Sum

Sumar/

Ajouter (FR)

Somar/

Remove

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To take, or move away from an occupied place or position; To eliminate.

Removed

Removing

Removes

Take away

Subtract

Eliminate

Erase

Withdraw

*Remover/

Quitar (SP)

Retirer (FR)

*Remover (PT)

Subtract

To calculate the difference between numbers or quantities

To withdraw or take away; to remove a part from a whole.

Subtracted

Subtracting

Subtracts

Subtraction

Decrease

Take away

Remove

Restar/

*Sustraer (formal) (SP)

*Soustraire/

Déduire (FR)

*Subtrair (PT)