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joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones | articulatio radiocarpea , carpus , radiocarpal joint , wrist , wrist joint |

reliable and deadly 15,000-pound fragmentation bomb that explodes just above ground with a large radius; the largest conventional bomb in existence; used in Afghanistan | Big Blue , BLU-82 |

circle that touches a curve (on the concave side) and whose radius is the radius of curvature | circle of curvature , osculating circle |

handsaw with a long narrow blade for cutting short radius curves; similar to a compass saw | keyhole saw |

unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees) | rad , radian |

circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius | radius |

radius of the circle of curvature; the absolute value of the reciprocal of the curvature of a curve at a given point | radius of curvature |

apparent radius of a celestial body when viewed as a disc from the earth | semidiameter |

angle subtended by the mean equatorial radius of the Earth at a distance of one astronomical unit | solar parallax |

flying downward in a helical path with a large radius | spiral |

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