# diameter

## English

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### Etymology

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

### Noun

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.

## Danish

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### Noun

diameter c (singular definite diameteren, plural indefinite diametre)

1. a diameter

## Dutch

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### Etymology

Borrowed from French diamètre, from Latin diametrus, from Ancient Greek διάμετρος (diámetros). Equivalent to dia- +‎ meter.

### Pronunciation

• IPA(key): /ˈdi.aːˌmeː.tər/
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• Hyphenation: di‧a‧me‧ter

### Noun

diameter m (plural diameters, diminutive diametertje n)

1. diameter (length of diametrical chord)
2. diameter (diametrical chord)
Synonym: middellijn

#### Descendants

• Indonesian: diameter

## Indonesian

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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### Etymology

From Dutch diameter, from French diamètre, from Latin diametrus, from Ancient Greek διάμετρος (diámetros).

### Pronunciation

• IPA(key): [dia̯ˈmɛtər]
• Hyphenation: dia‧mè‧têr

### Noun

diamètêr (first-person possessive diameterku, second-person possessive diametermu, third-person possessive diameternya)

1. (geometry) diameter.

## Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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### Noun

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

1. a diameter

## Norwegian Nynorsk

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### Noun

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

1. a diameter

## Swedish

### Noun

diameter c

1. (geometry) diameter

#### Declension

Declension of diameter
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative diameter diametern diametrar diametrarna
Genitive diameters diameterns diametrars diametrarnas