Date: | 1500-1600 |

Language: | Latin |

Origin: | 'piece of flat ground' |

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ar‧e‧a S1 W1 [countable]

1 a particular part of a country, town etc

children from the local area

2 a part of a house, office, garden etc that is used for a particular purpose :

3 a particular subject, range of activities, or group of related subjects :

We're funding research into new areas such as law enforcement technology.

4 the amount of space that a flat surface or shape covers ** area of**

an area of 2,000 square miles

a formula to calculate the area of a circle

Definition of area from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
X

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