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Definition 1: the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for diameter in the sense of this definition

(diameter is a kind of ...) the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place

"the length of the table was 5 feet"

(... is a kind of diameter ) diameter of a tube or gun barrel

(... is a kind of diameter ) the space between the projectile of a smoothbore gun and the surface of the bore of the gun

(diameter is a part of ...) the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere

Definition 2: a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface) - [noun denoting shape]

(diameter is a kind of ...) a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature

"the shortest distance between two points is a straight line"

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