(in a feathering paddle wheel) any of the rods, meeting in a hub mounted eccentrically with the paddle-wheel shaft, for feathering the paddles while in the water.
noun, plural radii vectores [vek-tawr-eez, -tohr-] /vɛkˈtɔr iz, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA), radius vectors. 1. Mathematics. the length of the line segment joining a fixed point or origin to a given point. 2. Astronomy. noun 1. (maths) a line joining a point in space to the origin of polar or spherical coordinates 2. (astronomy) an imaginary […]
[rey-diks] /ˈreɪ dɪks/ noun, plural radices [rad-uh-seez, rey-duh-] /ˈræd əˌsiz, ˈreɪ də-/ (Show IPA), radixes. 1. Mathematics. a number taken as the base of a system of numbers, logarithms, or the like. 2. Anatomy, Botany. a root; radicle. /ˈreɪdɪks/ noun (pl) -dices (-dɪˌsiːz), -dixes 1. (maths) any number that is the base of a number […]
- Radix point
noun 1. a point, such as the decimal point in the decimal system, separating the integral part of a number from the fractional part
[rad-lib] /ˈrædˈlɪb/ Informal: Usually Disparaging. noun 1. a liberal, especially a liberal politician, considered to have radical or extremist tendencies. adjective 2. noting or relating to such a person; liberal tending toward radical: The congressman accused his opponent of holding rad-lib ideas.