Radial definition

rādē-əl
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(anatomy) Of, relating to, or near the radius or forearm.
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Moving or directed along a radius.
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A radial part, such as a ray, spoke, or radius.
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A radial part or structure.
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Moving or directed along a radius.
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Developing symmetrically about a central point.
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Of, relating to, or arranged like rays or radii.
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Radiating from or converging to a common center.
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Having or characterized by parts so arranged or so radiating.
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(anat.) Of or near the radius or forearm.
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Of or like a ray or rays; branching out in all directions from a common center.
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Having or characterized by parts that branch out in this way.
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(anatomy) Relating to or near the radius or forearm.
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Developing symmetrically about a central point.
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Relating to or arranged like rays or radii.
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Radiating from or converging to a common center.
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Having or characterized by parts so arranged or so radiating.
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A radial part, such as a ray, spoke, or radius.
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Arranged like rays that radiate from, or converge to a common centre.
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Moving along a radius.
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(anatomy) Of, or relating to the radius bone.
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A radial tire / radial tyre.
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A radial tire.
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Of or situated like a radius.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
radial
Plural:
radials

Origin of radial

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin radiālis from Latin radius ray

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition