semidiameter

[ sem-ee-dahy-am-i-ter, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm i daɪˈæm ɪ tər, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

noun

half of a diameter; radius.

Nearby words

  1. semidarkness,
  2. semideify,
  3. semidesert,
  4. semidetached,
  5. semidetached binary,
  6. semidiurnal,
  7. semidivine,
  8. semidome,
  9. semidomesticated,
  10. semidominance

Origin of semidiameter

First recorded in 1545–55; semi- + diameter

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