### girth

the distance around an object; circumference

### girth

- the distance around a person's body
- stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place

An elastic and leather band sometimes covered with sheepskin, that passes under a horse's belly and is connected to both sides of the saddle.[2]

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• (n.) A band or strap which encircles the body; especially, one by which a saddle is fastened upon the back of a horse. • (n.) The measure round the body, as at the waist or belly; the circumference of anything. • (n.) A small horizontal brace or girder. • (v. t.) To bind as with a girth.

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*noun* the distance around a person`s body

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*[functional analysis]* In functional analysis, the girth of a Banach space is the infimum of lengths of centrally symmetric simple closed curves in the unit sphere of the space. Equivalently, it is twice the infimum of distances between opposite points of the sphere, as measured within the sphere. Every finite-dimensional Banach space has a ...

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*[geometry]* In three-dimensional geometry, the girth of a geometric object, in a certain direction, is the perimeter of its parallel projection in that direction. For instance, the girth of a unit cube in a direction parallel to one of the three coordinate axes is four: it projects to a unit square, which has four as its perimeter. ==Surface...

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*[graph theory]* In graph theory, the girth of a graph is the length of a shortest cycle contained in the graph. If the graph does not contain any cycles (i.e. it`s an acyclic graph), its girth is defined to be infinity. For example, a 4-cycle (square) has girth 4. A grid has girth 4 as well, and a triangular mesh has girth 3. A graph with gi...

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*[tack]* A girth, sometimes called a cinch (Western riding), is a piece of equipment used to keep the saddle in place on a horse or other animal. It passes under the barrel of the equine, usually attached to the saddle on both sides by two or three leather straps called billets. Girths are used on Australian and English saddles, while western...

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**Girth** (gẽrth)

* noun* [ Icelandic

* gjörð* girdle, or

* gerð* girth; akin to Goth.

* gaírda* girdle. See

__ Gird__ to girt, and confer

__ Girdle__ ,

* noun* ]

** 1.** A band or strap which encircles the body; especially, one by which a saddle is fastene...

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**Girth** * transitive verb* [ From

__ Girth__ ,

* noun* , confer

__ Girt__ ,

* transitive verb* ] To bind as with a girth. [ R.]

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A band attached to the saddle, used to secure it on a horse by being fastened around it's belly.

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An elastic and leather band sometimes covered with sheepskin, that passes under a horse's belly and is connected to both sides of the saddle.

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Belly band – strap around horse's body (heart girth) just behind front legs, which holds saddle or harness in place

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for holding a saddle bag in place

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The distance around a tree; the circumference.

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the leather or fabric band that secures an English saddle to the horse. (The Western equivalent is a cinch.)

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The measurement around the wide parts of the foot, namely the ball or joint.

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The size of something measured around the middle. When measuring a tree, its typically measured at check height.

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The size of something measured around the middle. When measuring a tree, its typically measured at check height.

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The strap around the horse's belly which secures the saddle to the horses back.

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With regards to a 6-sided case, the sum total of the shortest dimension x 2, plus the next to the shortest dimensions x 2, plus the longest dimension. Girth is used to determine size freight-ability.

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*n]* - the distance around a person`s body 2. [v] - encircle or bind

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