diameter
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /daɪˈæmɪtə(ɹ)/
  • (America) enPR: dī-ăm'ĭtər, IPA: /daɪˈæmɪtɚ/, [-mɪɾɚ]
Noun

diameter (plural diameters)

  1. (geometry) Any straight line between two points on the circumference of a circle that passes through the centre/center of the circle.
  2. (geometry) The length of such a line.
  3. (geometry) The maximum distance between any two points in a metric space
  4. (graph theory) The maximum eccentricity over all vertices in a graph.
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