### diameter

the distance across a circle, measured through its center. In the measure of pipe diameters, the inside diameter is that of the interior circle and the outside diameter that of the exterior circle.

In geometry, the diameter of a circle is any straight line segment that passes through the center of the circle and whose endpoints lie on the circle. It can also be defined as the longest chord of the circle. Both definitions are also valid for the diameter of a sphere. The word `diameter` is derived from Greek διάμετρος (diametros), ......

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• (n.) Any right line passing through the center of a figure or body, as a circle, conic section, sphere, cube, etc., and terminated by the opposite boundaries; a straight line which bisects a system of parallel chords drawn in a curve. • (n.) The length of a straight line through the center of an object from side to side; width; thicknes...

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(di-am´ә-tәr) the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting opposite points on its circumference; hence the distance between the two specified opposite points on the periphery of a structure such as the cranium or pelvis.

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

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*[protocol]* Diameter is an authentication, authorization, and accounting protocol for computer networks. It evolved from and replaces the much less capable RADIUS protocol that preceded it. Diameter Applications extend the base protocol by adding new commands and/or attributes, such as those for use of the Extensible Authentication Protocol ...

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**Di·am'e·ter** * noun* [ French

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** 1.** * (Geom.)* * (a)* Any right line passing through the center of a figure or body, as a circle, conic section, sphere, cube, etc., and te...

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A line segment that passes through the center of a circle and has its endpoints on the circle Example:

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A straight line passing through the center of a circle, and ending on both edges. Equal to 2 times the Radius.

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Diameter is the straight line drawn through the centre of a circle, and touching the two opposite points of the circumference. It thus divides the circle into two equal parts, and is the greatest chord. The length of the diameter is to the length of the circumference of the circle as 1 to 3.14159265..., the latter number being an interminable decim...

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Diameter of the barrel described in inches. Term used to characterize the extruder.

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Straight line joining two points on the circumference of a circle that passes through the centre of that circle. It divides a circle into two equal halves

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The distance across a circle through the center.

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The length of a straight line passing through the centre of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference of the sample.

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The length of a straight line passing through the centre of a circle and connecting opposite points on its circumference, hence the distance between two specified opposite points on the periphery of a structure such as the cranium or pelvis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...

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the length of a straight line passing through the centre of a circle and connecting opposite points on its circumference; hence the distance between two specified opposite points on the periphery of a structure such as the cranium or pelvis.

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The length of a straight line that extends from one edge of a tumor or other object, through its center and to the opposite edge. It is usually used to measure the size of round or spherical shapes.

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The longest chord of a figure. In a circle, a diameter is a chord that passes through the centre of the circle. See also: Circle, Radius.

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The measure of a diamond's girdle, or its widest perimeter

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The measurement of a candle, container or mold at its widest point.

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Type: Term Pronunciation: dī-am′ĕ-tĕr Definitions: 1. A straight line connecting two opposite points on the surface of a more or less spheric or cylindric body, or at the boundary of an opening or foramen, passing through the center of such body or opening. 2. The distance measured along such a line.

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When applied to a wind turbine it is the diameter of the area swept by the turbine blades: the diameter of the Swept area. The blade length will be less than half of the diameter.

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*n]* - 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) 2. [n] - the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

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