Definition of radial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈreɪdiəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɪdiəl//
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having a pattern of lines, etc. that go out from a central point towards the edge of a circle the radial pattern of public transport facilities Word Originlate 16th cent.: from medieval Latin radialis, from Latin radius ‘staff, spoke, ray’.
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