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Definition 1: support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for radius in the sense of this definition

(radius is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is part of radius) the wheel of a bicycle

(... is part of radius) a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim

(... is part of radius) a wheel of a wagon

Definition 2: the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for radius in the sense of this definition

(radius 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 radius ) the apparent radius of a celestial body when viewed as a disc from the earth

(... is a kind of radius ) the radius of the circle of curvature; the absolute value of the reciprocal of the curvature of a curve at a given point

(... is part of radius) the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

Definition 3: the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm - [noun denoting body]

(radius is a kind of ...) a bone in the arm

(... is part of radius) the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist

Definition 4: a circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius - [noun denoting location]

Samples where radius or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they located it within a radius of 2 miles

(radius is a kind of ...) the extended spatial location of something

"the farming regions of France" "religions in all parts of the world" "regions of outer space"

Definition 5: a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere) - [noun denoting shape]

(radius 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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