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Meaning of SEMIDIAMETER

Pronunciation:  `semeedI'amitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the apparent radius of a celestial body when viewed as a disc from the earth
 

SEMIDIAMETER is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: r, radius

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sem`i*di*am"e*ter\, n. (Math.)
Half of a diameter; a right line, or the length of a right
line, drawn from the center of a circle, a sphere, or other
curved figure, to its circumference or periphery; a radius.

 

 

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