Definition of 'radius'
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So its radius is 15 miles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were yesterday combing a mile radius around the scene. The Sun (2008)Keep one mile radius from this restaurant if the weather's good. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is clear for the circle, which is defined as the shape with a fixed radius from the centre. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Worker bees forage over an area three miles in radius, returning to the exact spot on the landing board from which they took off. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Contributors must be within a five-mile radius of a certain point, such as a university building. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One circle made the head and another touching circle (with radius three times as big) made the body. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The menu changes daily and at least 80 per cent of the ingredients are sourced from just a 20 mile radius. The Sun (2011)Somehow it all works beautifully, as does the menu of produce sourced from within a five-mile radius of the restaurant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is enough to see within a few miles' radius, with seaside resorts and many places of historic interest inland. A Passion for Food (1989)There is accommodation for more than 600 on campus and the remainder live in villages mostly within a five-mile radius of the college. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'radius'
British English: radius NOUN
from point The radius around a particular point is the distance from it in any direction.
He has searched for work in a ten-mile radius around his home.
British English: radius NOUN
circle The radius of a circle is the distance from its center to its outside edge.
He indicated a semicircle with a radius of about thirty miles.
Definition of radius from the Collins English Dictionary
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