diameter

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Diameter shown as a red line

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From Old French diametre (French diamètre), from Latin diametrus, from Ancient Greek διάμετρος (diametros) (γραμμή (grammē)) (diametros grammē, “line measuring across”), from διά (dia, across) + μέτρον (metron, measure).

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diameter (plural diameters)

  1. (geometry) Any straight line between two points on the circumference of a circle that passes through the centre/center of the circle.
  2. (geometry) The length of such a line.
  3. (geometry) The maximum distance between any two points in a metric space
  4. (graph theory) The maximum eccentricity over all vertices in a graph.

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diameter m (plural diameters, diminutive diametertje n)

  1. diameter (length of diametrical chord)

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diameter m (definite singular diameteren, indefinite plural diametere or diametre or diametrer, definite plural diameterne or diametrene)

  1. a diameter

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diameter m (definite singular diameteren, indefinite plural diameterar or diametrar, definite plural diameterane or diametrane)

  1. a diameter

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diameter c

  1. (geometry) diameter

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