from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A unit of angular measure equal to the angle subtended at the center of a circle by an arc equal in length to the radius of the circle, approximately 57°17′44.6″.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The angle subtended at the center of a circle by an are equal in length to the radius. Also called the unit angle in circular measure. It is equal to 57° 17′ 44″. 80625 nearly.
- noun A unit of angular velocity equivalent, approximately, to 0.15916 revolutions per second, or, strictly, to revolutions per second: in full, radian per second.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Math.) An arc of a circle which is equal to the radius, or the angle measured by such an arc.
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- noun geometry In the
International System of Units, the derived unitof plane angular measureof angle equal to the angle subtendedat the centreof a circleby an arcof its circumferenceequal in length to the radiusof the circle. Symbol: rad
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Light en - ergy gathered by the sheaths was relayed by lines called radian draws.
A radian is a measurement used to describe angles.
A radian is the equivalent of (a) 2 angular degrees (b) 1/(2) of the angle comprising a full circle (c) the circumference of a unit circle (d) 1 = 4 of the angle comprising a full circle
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Your symplectic one, though, if it has made an error of one A.U. in its position, will put it one radian ahead or behind in its orbit, but still in its correct orbit.
As a result, the radian/degree error was quickly diagnosed and known long before any potential use of these results for policy purposes.
You'd have to have a pretty accurate launcher radian to assure the launch elevation was precisely the same as last time.
Re #19C: I had nothing to do with the radian/degree thing, although they all pretend that.
Spanner Frew yelled something down to one of the Rovers amidships, and the crewman waved back, moving to tighten a radian draw.