[ adjective ] relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius
Used in print(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)
The radial velocity varies inversely as the particle size - a 1000 - m diameter particle near the orbit of Mars would reach the sun in about 60 million years .
[ adjective ] relating to or near the radius
"the radial aspect of the forearm"
Used in print(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)
For_example , arrow 17 in Figure 3 portrays the proximal radial epiphysis for boy 34 , whereas the same epiphysis for girl 2 is portrayed by arrow 18 in Figure 4 .
[ adjective ] issuing in rays from a common center; relating to rays of light