radius

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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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