Crossword clues for radii
- They have a central meeting place
- State-named avenues in Washington, essentially
- Pie chart lines
- They start in the middle
- Parts of forearms
- Circle lines
- Cuts into a pie, often
- Straight edges of pizza slices, essentially
- R's, in math
- Spokes, essentially
- Hub-to-rim lines
- Circle measures
- Lines going out in all directions
- Many lines on pie charts
- Pizza cuts, essentially
- They come from the center
- Cuts into a pizza, often
- The two sides of Pac-Man's mouth, say
- Minute hands, in a way
- Pie chart features
- Sides of sectors
- Arms of a sort
- They form central angles
- Math measurements
- Spoke more than once?
- Pie cuts, essentially
- Wheel spokes, e.g.
- Arm bones
- Minute hands, essentially
- Lines on sonar screens
- Forearm bones
- R's, in geometry
- Sector sides
- They meet in the middle
- Angle producers
- Diameter halves
- Projections from a central point
- Pie chart dividers
- Hub projections
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Radius \Ra"di*us\ (r[=a]"d[i^]*[u^]s), n.; pl. L. Radii (r[=a]"d[i^]*[imac]); E. Radiuses (r[=a]"d[i^]*[u^]s*[e^]z). [L., a staff, rod, spoke of a wheel, radius, ray. See Ray a divergent line.]
(Geom.) A right line drawn or extending from the center of a circle to the periphery; the semidiameter of a circle or sphere.
(Anat.) The preaxial bone of the forearm, or brachium, corresponding to the tibia of the hind limb. See Illust. of Artiodactyla.
Note: The radius is on the same side of the limb as the thumb, or pollex, and in man it is so articulated that its lower end is capable of partial rotation about the uln
(Bot.) A ray, or outer floret, of the capitulum of such plants as the sunflower and the daisy. See Ray, 2.
The barbs of a perfect feather.
Radiating organs, or color-markings, of the radiates.
The movable limb of a sextant or other angular instrument.
Radius bar (Mach.), a bar pivoted at one end, about which it swings, and having its other end attached to a piece which it causes to move in a circular arc.
Radius of curvature. See under Curvature.
Radii \Ra"di*i\ (r[=a]"d[i^]*[imac]), n., pl. of Radius.
n. (plural of radius English)
n. the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere [syn: r]
a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)
a circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius; "they located it within a radius of 2 miles"
the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm
support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim [syn: spoke]
[also: radii (pl)]