n. right line drawn or extending from the center of a circle to the periphery
The police searched all the woods within a six-mile radius.
Sentence in Classic:
For that matter, Reading, and possibly other large towns, were within that radius, so the place might not be so secluded, after all.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As there was not a single town or large village in the vicinity of the camp, the immense number of generals and courtiers accompanying the army were living in the best houses of the villages on both sides of the river, over a radius of six miles.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The man who has only a hundred thousand roubles to work with grows rich but slowly, whereas he who has millions at his disposal can operate over a greater radius, and so back whatsoever he undertakes with twice or thrice the money which can be brought against him.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It was then very dark, and the scattered lamps made the darkness greater when we were once outside their individual radius.