Meaning of RADIAL in English


/ ˈreɪdiəl; NAmE / adjective , noun

■ adjective

having a pattern of lines, etc. that go out from a central point towards the edge of a circle :

the radial pattern of public transport facilities

►  ra·di·al·ly / -iəli; NAmE / adverb

■ noun

( BrE also ˌradial ˈtyre ) ( NAmE also ˌradial ˈtire ) a car tyre with strong parts inside that point away from the outside part and make the tyre stronger and safer



late 16th cent.: from medieval Latin radialis , from Latin radius staff, spoke, ray .

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