HyperDic: diameter

English > 2 senses of the word diameter:
NOUNattributediameter, diamthe length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
shapediametera straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)
diameter > pronunciation
Soundsdayae'mahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > diameter: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference.
Synonymdiam
Partsradius, rThe length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
Narrowerbore, gauge, caliber, calibrediameter of a tube or gun barrel
windageThe space between the projectile of a smoothbore gun and the surface of the bore of the gun
BroaderlengthThe linear extent in space from one end to the other
Spanishcalibre, diametro, diámetro
Catalandiàmetre
Adjectivesdiametral, diametric, diametricalrelated to or along a diameter
English > diameter: 2 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface).
Broaderstraight lineA line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction
Spanishdiámetro
Catalandiàmetre
Adjectivesdiametral, diametric, diametricalrelated to or along a diameter

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