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radius ī, m

2 RAD-, a staff, rod : acuti, stakes , L.—In a wheel, a spoke : hinc radios trivere rotis, V.: inter radios rotarum, Cu.A geometer's rod, drawing-rod : homunculum a pulvere et radio excitare: Descripsit radio orbem, V.—In weaving, a shuttle : Excussi manibus radii, V.: acuti, O.—In botany, a kind of olive , V.—In a circle, a radius .—Of light, a beam, ray : radii solis: rubescebat radiis mare, V.: cui tempora circum Aurati radii cingunt, i. e. a glory , V.

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