(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or near the radius

- the radial aspect of the forearm

2. relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius

- radial velocity

3. issuing in rays from a common center; relating to rays of light

- radial heat

4. arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center

- radial symmetry

- many cities show a radial pattern of main highways

Similar word(s): symmetric, symmetrical, radiate, stellate


1. pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing

Definition categories: man–made