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  • English Word Radiophony Definition The art or practice of using the radiophone.
  • English Word Radious Definition Consisting of rays, as light.
  • English Word Radious Definition Radiating; radiant.
  • English Word Radish Definition The pungent fleshy root of a well-known cruciferous plant (Raphanus sativus); also, the whole plant.
  • English Word Radius Definition A right line drawn or extending from the center of a circle to the periphery; the semidiameter of a circle or sphere.
  • English Word Radius Definition The preaxial bone of the forearm, or brachium, corresponding to the tibia of the hind limb. See Illust. of Artiodactyla.
  • English Word Radius Definition A ray, or outer floret, of the capitulum of such plants as the sunflower and the daisy. See Ray, 2.
  • English Word Radius Definition The barbs of a perfect feather.
  • English Word Radius Definition Radiating organs, or color-markings, of the radiates.
  • English Word Radius Definition The movable limb of a sextant or other angular instrument.
  • English Word Radius vector Definition A straight line (or the length of such line) connecting any point, as of a curve, with a fixed point, or pole, round which the straight line turns, and to which it serves to refer the successive points of a curve, in a system of polar coordinates. See Coordinate, n.
  • English Word Radius vector Definition An ideal straight line joining the center of an attracting body with that of a body describing an orbit around it, as a line joining the sun and a planet or comet, or a planet and its satellite.
  • English Word Radiuses Definition of Radius
  • English Word Radix Definition A primitive word, from which spring other words; a radical; a root; an etymon.
  • English Word Radix Definition A number or quantity which is arbitrarily made the fundamental number of any system; a base. Thus, 10 is the radix, or base, of the common system of logarithms, and also of the decimal system of numeration.
  • English Word Radix Definition A finite expression, from which a series is derived.
  • English Word Radix Definition The root of a plant.
  • English Word Radixes Definition of Radix
  • English Word Radula Definition The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; -- called also lingual ribbon, and tongue. See Odontophore.
  • English Word Radulae Definition of Radula
  • English Word Raduliform Definition Rasplike; as, raduliform teeth.
  • English Word Raff Definition To sweep, snatch, draw, or huddle together; to take by a promiscuous sweep.
  • English Word Raff Definition A promiscuous heap; a jumble; a large quantity; lumber; refuse.
  • English Word Raff Definition The sweepings of society; the rabble; the mob; -- chiefly used in the compound or duplicate, riffraff.
  • English Word Raff Definition A low fellow; a churl.
  • English Word Raffaelesque Definition Raphaelesque.
  • English Word Raffed Definition of Raff
  • English Word Raffia Definition A fibrous material used for tying plants, said to come from the leaves of a palm tree of the genus Raphia.
  • English Word Raffing Definition of Raff
  • English Word Raffinose Definition A colorless crystalline slightly sweet substance obtained from the molasses of the sugar beet.