Definitions for radially

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•di•alˈreɪ di əl(adj.)

  1. arranged or having parts arranged like radii or rays.

    Category: Math

  2. made in the direction of a radius; going from the center outward or from the circumference inward along a radius:

    a radial cut.

    Category: Math

  3. of, like, or pertaining to a radius or a ray.

    Category: Math

  4. of, pertaining to, or situated near the radius of the forearm.

    Category: Anatomy

  5. acting along or in the direction of the radius of a circle:

    radial motion.

    Category: Math

  6. (n.)a radial section, part, or structure.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  7. Category: Automotive

    Ref: radial tire.

Origin of radial:

1560–70; < ML radiālis= L radi(us) beam, ray (see radius ) +-ālis -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. radially(adverb)

    in a radial manner

    "an imaginative dispersal of the pews radially from the central focus of the pulpit"


  1. radially(Adverb)

    In a radial manner, outward from a center.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Radially(adverb)

    in a radial manner


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