Definitions for: Radial


[n] pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
[adj] arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center; "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"
[adj] issuing in rays; relating to rays of light; "intense radial heat"
[adj] relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius; "radial velocity"
[adj] relating to or near the radius; "the radial aspect of the forearm"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ra"di*al, a. [Cf. F. radial. See Radius.]
Of or pertaining to a radius or ray; consisting of, or like,
radii or rays; radiated; as, (Bot.) radial projections;
(Zo["o]l.) radial vessels or canals; (Anat.) the radial
artery.

Radial symmetry. (Biol.) See under Symmetry.

Synonyms: radial tire, radial-ply tire, stellate, symmetric, symmetrical

See Also: pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre

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