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How to Pronounce diameter?

Correct pronunciation for the word "diameter" is [da͡ɪˈamɪtə], [da‍ɪˈamɪtə], [d_aɪ__ˈa_m_ɪ_t_ə].

"Diameter" in context

The diameter of a circle is the length of a line segment that passes through the center and connects two points on the circle's circumference. Diameter does not measure the distance around the circle, but the length of the straight line that goes from one side of the circle to the other. It is the most important linear measure of a circle, as it determines many properties of the shape, such as its circumference, area and radii.

The diameter of a circle can be calculated by multiplying the radius of the circle with 2 and then dividing it with pi (Ï€).

What are similar-sounding words for diameter?

Usage over time for diameter:

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