Definition of 'diameter'
Video: pronunciation of 'diameter'
Example sentences containing 'diameter'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Transfer the dough to a worktop and roll into a disc roughly 20cm in diameter and about the thickness of a 1 coin. The Sun (2017)The number defines the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Both sit on the diameter of a circle. The Sun (2014)We generally finish up with 9in diameter pots for most varieties. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The thinner the diameter of the pipe, the thicker the insulation it requires. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The six corners lie on a circle of diameter somewhere around 250 metres. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You will need a 20cm diameter cake tin with a removable base for this recipe. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Grease and line a 20cm diameter cake tin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I grew this last summer in a 12in diameter plastic pot with great success. The Sun (2010)Only trees over 40cm in diameter can be tagged; anything smaller than that is protected. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan, about 20cm in diameter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Each float has a pressure case made of aluminium that is about 1.3m long and about 20cm in diameter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'diameter'
Very Common. diameter is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'diameter'
British English: diameter /daɪˈæmɪtə/ NOUN
The diameter of a circle or sphere is the length of a straight line through the middle of it.
The tube is much smaller than the diameter of a human hair.
- American English: diameter
- Arabic: قُطْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: diâmetro
- Chinese: 直径
- Croatian: promjer
- Czech: průměr
- Danish: diameter
- Dutch: diameter
- European Spanish: diámetro
- Finnish: halkaisija
- French: diamètre
- German: Durchmesser
- Greek: διάμετρος
- Italian: diametro
- Japanese: 直径
- Korean: 직경
- Norwegian: diameter
- Polish: średnica
- European Portuguese: diâmetro
- Romanian: diametru
- Russian: диаметр
- Spanish: diámetro
- Swedish: diameter
- Thai: เส้นผ่าศูนย์กลาง
- Turkish: çap
- Ukrainian: діаметр
- Vietnamese: đường kính
Definition of diameter from the Collins English Dictionary
Take better control of your finances with these simple steps
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.