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English definition of “radial”

radial

noun [C]     /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 itThe exterior of vehicles
(Definition of radial noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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