Synonyms for diameter

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Lay a young birch or maple an inch or so in diameter across a log.

He employed a cylinder 12 centimeters in diameter fitted with a piston.

This island is very small, not above half a league in diameter.

The clearing was a circle some two hundred yards in diameter.

The boom should be made a trifle smaller in diameter than the mast.

The diameter is then multiplied by 3.1416 to obtain the circumference.

The brass tube should be about 1/8 inch larger in diameter than the propeller-shaft.

A brass or copper tube about 21/2 inches in diameter is used.

The propeller is a three-blade affair with a diameter of 21/4 inches.

The only thing about it that suggested the ball for which he had reached was its diameter.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French diametre, from Latin diametrus, from Greek diametros (gramme) "diagonal of a circle," from dia- "across, through" (see dia-) + metron "a measure" (see meter (n.2)).

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