radian
radian Angle formed by the intersection of two radii at the centre of a circle, when the length of the arc cut off by the radii is equal to one radius in length. Thus, the radian is a unit of angle equal to c.57.295°, and there are 2π radians in 360°.
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radian
ra·di·an / ˈrādēən/ • n. Geom. a unit of angle, equal to an angle at the center of a circle whose arc is equal in length to the radius.
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radian
radian •antipodean, Crimean, Judaean, Korean
•Albion
•Gambian, Zambian
•lesbian
•Arabian, Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion, Sabian, Swabian
•amphibian, Libyan, Namibian
•Sorbian
•Danubian, Nubian
•Colombian • Serbian • Nietzschean
•Chadian, Trinidadian
•Andean, Kandyan
•guardian
•Acadian, Akkadian, Arcadian, Barbadian, Canadian, circadian, Grenadian, Hadean, Orcadian, Palladian, radian, steradian
•Archimedean, comedian, epicedian, median, tragedian
•ascidian, Derridean, Dravidian, enchiridion, Euclidean, Floridian, Gideon, Lydian, meridian, Numidian, obsidian, Pisidian, quotidian, viridian
•Amerindian, Indian
•accordion, Edwardian
•Cambodian, collodion, custodian, melodeon, nickelodeon, Odeon
•Freudian • Bermudian • Burundian
•Burgundian
•Falstaffian, Halafian
•Christadelphian, Delphian, Philadelphian
•nymphean • ruffian • Brobdingnagian
•Carolingian • Swedenborgian
•logion, Muskogean
•Jungian
•magian, Pelagian
•collegian
•callipygian, Cantabrigian, Phrygian, Stygian
•Merovingian • philologian • Fujian
•Czechoslovakian • Pickwickian
•Algonquian • Chomskian
•Kentuckian
•battalion, galleon, medallion, rapscallion, scallion
•Anglian, ganglion
•Heraklion
•Dalian, Malian, Somalian
•Chellean, Machiavellian, Orwellian, Sabellian, Trevelyan, triskelion
•Wesleyan
•alien, Australian, bacchanalian, Castalian, Deucalion, episcopalian, Hegelian, madrigalian, mammalian, Pygmalion, Salian, saturnalian, sesquipedalian, tatterdemalion, Thessalian, Westphalian
•anthelion, Aristotelian, Aurelian, carnelian, chameleon, Karelian, Mendelian, Mephistophelian, Pelion, Sahelian
•Abbevillian, Azilian, Brazilian, caecilian, Castilian, Chilean, Churchillian, civilian, cotillion, crocodilian, epyllion, Gillian, Lilian, Maximilian, Pamphylian, pavilion, postilion, Quintilian, reptilian, Sicilian, Tamilian, vaudevillian, vermilion, Virgilian
•Aeolian, Anatolian, Eolian, Jolyon, Mongolian, napoleon, simoleon
•Acheulian, Boolean, cerulean, Friulian, Julian, Julien
•bullion
•mullion, scullion, Tertullian
•Liverpudlian
•Bahamian, Bamian, Damian, Mesopotamian, Samian
•anthemion, Bohemian
•Endymion, prosimian, Simeon, simian
•isthmian • antinomian
•Permian, vermian
•Oceanian
•Albanian, Azanian, Iranian, Jordanian, Lithuanian, Mauritanian, Mediterranean, Panamanian, Pennsylvanian, Pomeranian, Romanian, Ruritanian, Sassanian, subterranean, Tasmanian, Transylvanian, Tripolitanian, Turanian, Ukrainian, Vulcanian
•Armenian, Athenian, Fenian, Magdalenian, Mycenaean (US Mycenean), Slovenian, Tyrrhenian
•Argentinian, Arminian, Augustinian, Carthaginian, Darwinian, dominion, Guinean, Justinian, Ninian, Palestinian, Sardinian, Virginian
•epilimnion, hypolimnion
•Bosnian
•Bornean, Californian, Capricornian
•Aberdonian, Amazonian, Apollonian, Babylonian, Baconian, Bostonian, Caledonian, Catalonian, Chalcedonian, Ciceronian, Devonian, draconian, Estonian, Etonian, gorgonian, Ionian, Johnsonian, Laconian, Macedonian, Miltonian, Newtonian, Oregonian, Oxonian, Patagonian, Plutonian, Tennysonian, Tobagonian, Washingtonian
•Cameroonian, communion, Mancunian, Neptunian, Réunion, union
•Hibernian, Saturnian
•Campion, champion, Grampian, rampion, tampion
•thespian • Mississippian • Olympian
•Crispian
•Scorpian, scorpion
•cornucopian, dystopian, Ethiopian, Salopian, subtopian, Utopian
•Guadeloupian
•Carian, carrion, clarion, Marian
•Calabrian, Cantabrian
•Cambrian • Bactrian
•Lancastrian, Zoroastrian
•Alexandrian • Maharashtrian
•equestrian, pedestrian
•agrarian, antiquarian, apiarian, Aquarian, Arian, Aryan, authoritarian, barbarian, Bavarian, Bulgarian, Caesarean (US Cesarean), centenarian, communitarian, contrarian, Darien, disciplinarian, egalitarian, equalitarian, establishmentarian, fruitarian, Gibraltarian, grammarian, Hanoverian, humanitarian, Hungarian, latitudinarian, libertarian, librarian, majoritarian, millenarian, necessarian, necessitarian, nonagenarian, octogenarian, ovarian, Parian, parliamentarian, planarian, predestinarian, prelapsarian, proletarian, quadragenarian, quinquagenarian, quodlibetarian, Rastafarian, riparian, rosarian, Rotarian, sabbatarian, Sagittarian, sanitarian, Sauveterrian, sectarian, seminarian, septuagenarian, sexagenarian, topiarian, totalitarian, Trinitarian, ubiquitarian, Unitarian, utilitarian, valetudinarian, vegetarian, veterinarian, vulgarian
•Adrian, Hadrian
•Assyrian, Illyrian, Syrian, Tyrian
•morion • Austrian
•Dorian, Ecuadorean, historian, Hyperborean, Nestorian, oratorian, praetorian (US pretorian), salutatorian, Salvadorean, Singaporean, stentorian, Taurean, valedictorian, Victorian
•Ugrian • Zarathustrian
•Cumbrian, Northumbrian, Umbrian
•Algerian, Cancerian, Chaucerian, Cimmerian, criterion, Hesperian, Hitlerian, Hyperion, Iberian, Liberian, Nigerian, Presbyterian, Shakespearean, Siberian, Spenserian, Sumerian, valerian, Wagnerian, Zairean
•Arthurian, BenGurion, centurion, durian, holothurian, Khachaturian, Ligurian, Missourian, Silurian, tellurian
•Circassian, Parnassian
•halcyon • Capsian • Hessian
•Albigensian, Waldensian
•Dacian • Keatsian
•Cilician, Galician, Lycian, Mysian, Odyssean
•Leibnizian • Piscean • Ossian
•Gaussian • Joycean • Andalusian
•Mercian • Appalachian • Decian
•Ordovician, Priscian
•Lucian
•himation, Montserratian
•Atlantean, Dantean, Kantian
•bastion, Erastian, Sebastian
•Mozartian • Brechtian • Thyestean
•Fortean • Faustian • protean
•Djiboutian
•fustian, Procrustean
•Gilbertian, Goethean, nemertean
•pantheon
•Hogarthian, Parthian
•Lethean, Promethean
•Pythian • Corinthian • Scythian
•Lothian, Midlothian
•Latvian • Yugoslavian
•avian, Batavian, Flavian, Moldavian, Moravian, Octavian, Scandinavian, Shavian
•Bolivian, Maldivian, oblivion, Vivian
•Chekhovian, Harrovian, Jovian, Pavlovian
•alluvion, antediluvian, diluvian, Peruvian
•Servian • Malawian • Zimbabwean
•Abkhazian • Dickensian
•Caucasian, Malaysian, Rabelaisian
•Keynesian
•Belizean, Cartesian, Indonesian, Milesian, Salesian, Silesian
•Elysian, Frisian, Parisian, Tunisian
•Holmesian
•Carthusian, Malthusian, Venusian
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