noun, plural ra·di·i [rey-dee-ahy], /ˈreɪ diˌaɪ/, ra·di·us·es.
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At FiveThirtyEight, our favorite way to distinguish between urban and rural areas is based on using census tracts to estimate how many people live within a 5-mile radius of you.The Senate’s Rural Skew Makes It Very Hard For Democrats To Win The Supreme Court|Nate Silver (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
If it didn’t, the agency has ordered them to stop steaming in an ever-larger radius.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
The radius on those styling lines—usually they're like a five millimeter radius.Acura builds a stiffer chassis and sharper creases into the new TLX|Jonathan M. Gitlin|September 4, 2020|Ars Technica
SDG&E’s plan is to clear trees and brush around power lines at a radius of 25 feet.Environment Report: Real Estate Sellers Aren’t Required to Disclose Sea Level Rise Risk|MacKenzie Elmer|August 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Another requirement was that the Colombian National Police would not be permitted within a 12-mile radius of his prison.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These were then spread over a 300-mile radius, covered in ravines, gorges and pine forests.The Bosnia Atrocities, the World’s Greatest Forensic Puzzle|J.P. O’Malley|December 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Khazaee was referring to a 25-mile radius travel ban on Iranian diplomats.Iran’s Foreign Minister Loves Facebook Despite Banning It at Home|David Keyes|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Part of its plan is to have as many suppliers as possible within a 250-mile radius.
People there are born, go to school, get married, grow old, and die within a 50-mile radius.
They were located within a radius of one league of each other and must correspond to the three seen by Moraga.The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California|Sherburne F. Cook
Pores irregular, roundish, of different sizes; twelve to fourteen on the radius.
Pores regular, circular; eight to nine on the radius of the phacoid shell, two on the breadth of each chamber.
Within a radius of a hundred yards were thirty to forty corpses, mostly Americans.A Company of Tanks|W. H. L. Watson
By-spines (one hundred and fifty to two hundred) very thin, barbed and zigzag, as long as the radius.
British Dictionary definitions for radius
noun plural -dii (-dɪˌaɪ) or -diuses
- any radial or radiating part, such as a spoke
- (as modifier)a radius arm