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Synonyms for diameter

Synonyms for diameter

the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

a 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)

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She was standing with her back against a column which rose from the center of the apartment from floor to ceiling--a hollow column about forty inches in diameter in which he could see an opening some thirty inches across.
It was about a foot in diameter at the big end, and he had expected to get a good saw-log, but it was so rotten as to be fit only for fuel, if for that.
I felled a cedar-tree, and I question much whether Solomon ever had such a one for the building of the Temple of Jerusalem; it was five feet ten inches diameter at the lower part next the stump, and four feet eleven inches diameter at the end of twenty-two feet; after which it lessened for a while, and then parted into branches.
A 610-mm long and 12-mm diameter cast-in main oil passage feeds high-pressure oil to the balance shaft and crankshaft-bearing surfaces and the cylinder head, eliminating three long drilling operations.
The roughly 320-million-year-old impact occurred in sediments composed of mineral grains 10 to 100 micrometers in diameter bound into rock.
The Diameter Signaling Router, the "central nervous system" of mobile data networks that improves subscribers' mobile data access, security and quality of service.
The heated laminator accommodates two 250 mm diameter x 750 mm face rolls mounted in precision roller bearings.
Today's smallest diameter aluminum/carbon composite hunting arrows are roughly 15/64 inches in diameter.
Where: E = diameter of extrudate; and O = diameter of the capillary.
You can calculate the diameter that the machine will attain at the maximum rpm.
During bomb testing, Chedister challenged Eglin airmen to meet the Air Force Chief of Staff's mandated September 2006 date for the small diameter bomb.
Only two lesions were invasive; both had a diameter greater than 4 mm.
The show was packed with new equipment for pipe and profile, including extruders redesigned for higher outputs and/or lower cost, plus new ways to adjust die and calibrator diameters or switch dies and calibrators more quickly.
8-fold greater risk of cardiovascular death during 13 years of prospective follow-up than did men with a left atrial diameter less than 39 mm, said Dr.
Instead of cutting small trees and brush to reduce the forest fuels, the goal is to replicate historic ponderosa stands, which included many diameter classes.