Definitions for radialˈreɪ di əl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ra•di•alˈreɪ di əl(adj.)
arranged or having parts arranged like radii or rays.
made in the direction of a radius; going from the center outward or from the circumference inward along a radius:
a radial cut.
of, like, or pertaining to a radius or a ray.
of, pertaining to, or situated near the radius of the forearm.
acting along or in the direction of the radius of a circle:
(n.)a radial section, part, or structure.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: radial tire.
Origin of radial:
1560–70; < ML radiālis= L radi(us) beam, ray (see radius ) +-ālis -al1
radial, radial tire, radial-ply tire(adj)
pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
relating to or near the radius
"the radial aspect of the forearm"
relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius
issuing in rays from a common center; relating to rays of light
radial, stellate, radiate(adj)
arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center
"radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"
a radial tire / radial tyre
arranged like rays that radiate from, or converge to a common centre
moving along a radius
of, or relating to the radius bone
of or pertaining to a radius or ray; consisting of, or like, radii or rays; radiated; as, (Bot.) radial projections; (Zool.) radial vessels or canals; (Anat.) the radial artery
In RF engineering, radial has two different meanings, both referring to lines which radiate from a radio antenna.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A magnetic bearing extending from a very high frequency omni-range and/or tactical air navigation station.
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