diameter

[ dahy-am-i-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF diameter

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIAMETER

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.

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