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radial

adjective uk   us   /ˈreɪ.di.əl/

radial adjective (SPREADING FROM CENTRE)

spreading out from a central point: a radial road system specialized medical relating to the area around the central part of the body

radial adjective (bone)

specialized medical relating to the radius (= the thicker of the two bones in the lower arm)

radial adjective (like a ray)

specialized medical relating to the shape of a ray : A catheter was placed directly into the radial artery in his forearm.
radially
adverb uk   us   /-i/

radial

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈreɪ.di.əl/ (UK also radial tyre, US also radial tire)
a tyre that has strings inside the rubber that go across the edge of the wheel at an angle of 90° rather than along it
Translations of “radial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 輻射狀的, 放射狀的, 輻式的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辐射状的, 放射状的, 辐式的…
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