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Synonyms for radius

the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere

a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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a circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius

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the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm

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support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim

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with gyro-compass and electronic hydro level served to keep the machine on the specified three-dimensional curve with vertical and horizontal curve radii of 914 (3,000 feet) and 1,828 meters (6,000 feet), respectively, for a safe and exact course.
Livewire TC(TM) with Universal Temperature Monitoring is available with standard and XLS tips, and with a wide variety of curve radii and distal reach combinations.
What is needed is much more precise information about road characteristics such as gradients, curve radii, temporary speed limits and other traffic signs, lane changes due to construction work, and other important information.
Additionally, acceleration and deceleration rates were developed so as to consider the effects of horizontal curve radii and limited sight distance.