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# Diameter vs. Width

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Diameternoun

(geometry) Any straight line between two points on the circumference of a circle that passes through the centre/center of the circle.

Widthnoun

The state of being wide.

Diameternoun

(geometry) The length of such a line.

Widthnoun

The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.

Diameternoun

(geometry) The maximum distance between any two points in a metric space

Widthnoun

A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension, especially fabric.

Diameternoun

(graph theory) The maximum eccentricity over all vertices in a graph.

Widthnoun

(cricket) The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.

Diameternoun

Any right line passing through the center of a figure or body, as a circle, conic section, sphere, cube, etc., and terminated by the opposite boundaries; a straight line which bisects a system of parallel chords drawn in a curve.

Widthnoun

(sports) The use of all the width of the pitch, from one side to the other.

‘Manchester United like to play with width.’;

Diameternoun

The length of a straight line through the center of an object from side to side; width; thickness; as, the diameter of a tree or rock.

Widthnoun

The quality of being wide; extent from side to side; breadth; wideness; as, the width of cloth; the width of a door.

Diameternoun

The distance through the lower part of the shaft of a column, used as a standard measure for all parts of the order. See Module.

Widthnoun

the extent of something from side to side

Diameternoun

the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

Widthnoun

the measurement or extent of something from side to side; the lesser of two or the least of three dimensions of a body

‘the yard was about seven feet in width’;

Diameternoun

a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

Widthnoun

a piece of something at its full extent from side to side

‘a single width of hardboard’;

Diameter

In geometry, a diameter of a circle is any straight line segment that passes through the center of the circle and whose endpoints lie on the circle. It can also be defined as the longest chord of the circle.

Widthnoun

the sideways extent of a swimming pool as a measure of the distance swum.

Widthnoun

wide range or extent

‘the width of experience required for these positions’;