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radius

Pronunciation: /ˈreɪdiəs/

Translation of radius in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural radiuses or , radii /-diaɪ/)

  • 1 1.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] radio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Thus, the area of a circle is equal to half of the product of the radius and the circumference.
    • He calculates the side of a regular pentagon in terms of the radius of the circumscribed circle.
    • Recall that given a circle of radius r, the circumference is 2pr.
    1.2 (area) radio (masculine) within a mile radius en un radio de una milla
    Example sentences
    • It seems sensible to find somewhere with no population centres within a two-mile radius - like offshore.
    • The department has acquired legal powers to close all footpaths within a two-mile radius of any free-range poultry farms.
    • Teams divided into four groups, combing through a two-mile radius searching for any clue of what might have happened.
  • 2 (bone) radio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Common osteoporotic fracture sites include the vertebrae, the hip, the distal radius of the forearm, and the proximal humerus.
    • Scaphoid fractures are rare children and the elderly because of the relative weakness of the distal radius compared with the scaphoid in these age groups.
    • Abduction is movement of the hand away from the body as the proximal carpal bones move medially on the radius.

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