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synonyms for radial

  • spiral
  • spreading
  • branched
  • outspread
  • radiating
  • spoked
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Scientists can look for that wobbling, a method called radial velocity measurement.
ANALYZE THIS: SOME 5,000 PLANETS ORBIT STARS OTHER THAN OUR SUNCAROLYN WILKEMAY 10, 2022SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Other telescopes—both space-based and Earth-based—use what’s known as the radial-velocity method.
LOOKING FOR A NEW PLANET? HOW ABOUT 5,000 OF THEM?JEFFREY KLUGERMARCH 25, 2022TIME
This meant significant progress over measuring the orbiting stars’ velocity in two dimensions by providing the “critical third dimension” of their radial, or 3D, motion.
SKYWATCHERANNE-MARIE CORLEY, SM ’09OCTOBER 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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
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WORDS RELATED TO RADIAL

  • deviating
  • diffusive
  • divergent
  • diverging
  • eccentric
  • efferent
  • outward
  • radial
  • spiral
  • spreading
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.