"radial" in the noun sense
1. radial, radial tire, radial-ply tire
pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
"radial" in the adjective sense
relating to or near the radius
"the radial aspect of the forearm"
relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius
issuing in rays from a common center relating to rays of light
4. radial, stellate, radiate
arranged like rays or radii radiating from a common center
"a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"
"many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"
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