Another requirement was that the Colombian National Police would not be permitted within a 12-mile radius of his prison.
Part of its plan is to have as many suppliers as possible within a 250-mile radius.
Within a 30-kilometer radius around the plants, the government has instructed the refugees to stay sealed indoors.
People there are born, go to school, get married, grow old, and die within a 50-mile radius.
More than 20 million people live within a 50-mile radius of the plant.
Pores irregular, roundish; twelve to sixteen on the radius of the phacoid shell, two to three on the breadth of each ring.
Within a radius of three miles of Ammons three tractors ran all day.
There are a good many neighbours within a radius of five miles; the trains to town are not all that could be wished.
The path in which the moon is revolving has at the present time a radius of 240,000 miles.
Six spines triangular-pyramidal (not quadrangular), somewhat longer than the radius of the shell.
1590s, "cross-shaft," from Latin radius "staff, stake, rod; spoke of a wheel; ray of light, beam of light; radius of a circle," of unknown origin. Perhaps related to radix "root," but Tucker suggests connection to Sanskrit vardhate "rises, makes grow," via root *neredh- "rise, out, extend forth;" or else Greek ardis "sharp point."
The geometric sense first recorded 1610s. Plural is radii. Meaning "circular area of defined distance around some place" is attested from 1953. Meaning "shorter bone of the forearm" is from 1610s in English (the Latin word had been used thus by the Romans).
radius ra·di·us (rā'dē-əs)
n. pl. ra·di·us·es or ra·di·i (-dē-ī')
A line segment that joins the center of a circle with any point on its circumference.
A long, prismatic, slightly curved bone, the shorter and thicker of the two forearm bones, located laterally to the ulna.
Plural radii (rā'dē-ī') or radiuses
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