DIAMETER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DIAMETER
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diameter
 n.  length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on its edge
Classic Sentence:
1  The kingdom is upwards of three hundred leagues in diameter, and divided into thirty provinces; there the Fathers possess all, and the people nothing; it is a masterpiece of reason and justice.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIV
2  Taking it from its root in the stocks to its tip in the clouds, it is sixty fathoms long, and its diameter at its base is three feet.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
3  Any man who has been a prisoner understands how to contract himself to fit the diameter of the escape.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—IN WHICH JEAN VALJEAN HAS QUITE THE AIR OF HAV...
4  Tyranny constrains the writer to conditions of diameter which are augmentations of force.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
5  He provided a table sixty feet in diameter, upon which I was to act my part, and pallisadoed it round three feet from the edge, and as many high, to prevent my falling over.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II.
6  It was about a foot long, and four inches in diameter.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
7  It is hooped round with a hollow cylinder of adamant, four feet yards in diameter, placed horizontally, and supported by eight adamantine feet, each six yards high.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
8  It is situated on a mount at one angle of the inner court, and forms a complete circle of perhaps twenty-five feet in diameter.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Shadwater Weir had at its foot a large circular pool, fifty feet in diameter, into which the water flowed through ten huge hatches, raised and lowered by a winch and cogs in the ordinary manner.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
10  At the end of an hour the stone was extricated from the wall, leaving a cavity a foot and a half in diameter.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
Example Sentence:
1  The recommendations on dish diameter are based on the use of a perfectly shaped parabolic dish.
2  In geology, a boulder is a rock with grain size of usually no less than 256 mm (10 inches) diameter.
3  The diameter of the pore is so small that it corresponds to that of a single ion.
4  Vancouver operates 485 km of sewerage conduit ranging in size from 10 cm to 2.9 m diameter.
5  A diameter passes through the center of a circle.
6  Draw a circle six centimetres in diameter.
7  The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (Askap) in Western Australia's outback has 36 antennas with a diameter of 12m (40ft) each.