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ra·di·al

 (rā′dē-əl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or arranged like rays or radii.
b. Radiating from or converging to a common center.
c. Having or characterized by parts so arranged or so radiating.
2. Moving or directed along a radius.
3. Anatomy Of, relating to, or near the radius or forearm.
4. Developing symmetrically about a central point.
n.
1. A radial part, such as a ray, spoke, or radius.
2. A radial tire.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin radiālis, from Latin radius, ray, spoke, radius of a circle; see ray1.]

ra′di·al·ly adv.

radial

(ˈreɪdɪəl)
adj
1. (of lines, bars, beams of light, etc) emanating from a common central point; arranged like the radii of a circle
2. of, like, or relating to a radius or ray
3. spreading out or developing uniformly on all sides
4. (Zoology) of or relating to the arms of a starfish or similar radiating structures
5. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the radius or forearm
6. (Astronomy) astronomy (of velocity) in a direction along the line of sight of a celestial object and measured by means of the red shift (or blue shift) of the spectral lines of the object. Compare tangential2
n
7. a radial part or section
8. (Zoology) zoology
a. any of the basal fin rays of most bony fishes
b. a radial or radiating structure, such as any of the ossicles supporting the oral disc of a sea star
9. (Automotive Engineering) short for radial tyre, radial drilling machine
[C16: from Medieval Latin radiālis from radius]
ˈradially adv

ra•di•al

(ˈreɪ di əl)

adj.
1. arranged or having parts arranged like radii or rays.
2. made in the direction of a radius; going from the center outward or from the circumference inward along a radius: a radial cut.
3. of, like, or pertaining to a radius or a ray.
4. of, pertaining to, or situated near the radius of the forearm.
5. acting along or in the direction of the radius of a circle: radial motion.
n.
6. a radial section, part, or structure.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin radiālis= Latin radi(us) beam, ray (see radius) + -ālis -al1]
ra′di•al•ly, adv.

radial

A magnetic bearing extending from a very high frequency omni-range and/or tactical air navigation station.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radial - pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casingradial - pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
Adj.1.radial - relating to or near the radius; "the radial aspect of the forearm"
2.radial - relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius; "radial velocity"
3.radial - issuing in rays from a common center; relating to rays of light; "radial heat"
4.radial - 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"
symmetric, symmetrical - having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
Translations

radial

[ˈreɪdɪəl]
A. ADJ
1. [engine, tyre] → radial
2. (Med) → radial, del radio
B. N (also radial tyre) → neumático m radial

radial

[ˈreɪdiəl] adj (also radial-ply) → à carcasse radialeradial tyre npneu m à carcasse radiale

radial

adj (Tech) → radial; beams, bars, lines alsostrahlenförmig; (Anat) → Speichen-
nGürtelreifen m

radial

:
radial artery
nSpeichenschlagader f
radial engine
nSternmotor m
radial(-ply) tyre
nGürtelreifen m
radial velocity

radial

[ˈreɪdɪəl] adj (also radial-ply) (tyre) → radiale

radial

adj (anat) radial
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