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synonyms for radial

  • spiral
  • spreading
  • branched
  • outspread
  • radiating
  • spoked
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The team then tested the rats’ memory by having them swim through a radial arm water maze containing six arms, including one with a hidden platform.
SWIMMING IS THE ULTIMATE BRAIN EXERCISE. HERE’S WHY.PURBITA SAHAJULY 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
His instrument used a clever new way to hunt for other worlds, called the radial velocity technique.
A CENTURY OF ASTRONOMY REVEALED EARTH’S PLACE IN THE UNIVERSELISA GROSSMANJULY 21, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Instead, the investigators used the radial velocity method, which involves looking at the slight gravitational wobble a planet causes in its star as it makes its orbit.
IT'S BEEN 25 YEARS SINCE WE FOUND THE FIRST EXOPLANET. NOW WE KNOW OF THOUSANDS—AND SOME COULD HARBOR LIFECHRIS WILSONOCTOBER 6, 2020TIME
A quadrant of a circle is one quarter of the same, being bounded on two of its sides by two radial lines, as in Figure 49.
MECHANICAL DRAWING SELF-TAUGHTJOSHUA ROSE
In kangaroo rats, which are saltators, the index rises to more than 100 owing to the lengthening of the radial component.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
They were in a section of the passage now that corresponded roughly to the statue's radial artery.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
The lower bars are probably meant for teeth; what the radial lines on the crown are supposed to be is again conjecture.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
The hand of an emaciated individual may be readily injected, both arteries and veins, by fixing the pipe in the radial artery.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
The usual arrangement is such that the feathering-wheel has the same action upon the water as a radial wheel of double diameter.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
All the later eruptions occurred either on the external flanks of the mountain or on radial fractures of the cone.
A STUDY OF RECENT EARTHQUAKESCHARLES DAVISON
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WORDS RELATED TO RADIAL

  • deviating
  • diffusive
  • divergent
  • diverging
  • eccentric
  • efferent
  • outward
  • radial
  • spiral
  • spreading
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