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1. (n.) Any right line passing through the center of a figure or body, as a circle, conic section, sphere, cube, etc., and terminated by the opposite boundaries; a straight line which bisects a system of parallel chords drawn in a curve.

2. (n.) A diametral plane.

3. (n.) The length of a straight line through the center of an object from side to side; width; thickness; as, the diameter of a tree or rock.

4. (n.) The distance through the lower part of the shaft of a column, used as a standard measure for all parts of the order. See Module.


Of the Building of this Temple
... This brazen vessel was called a sea for its largeness, for the laver was
ten feet in diameter, and cast of the thickness of a palm. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 of the building.htm

Jesus Sets Out from Jud├Ža for Galilee.
... It is seven and half feet in diameter, and is walled with masonry to a depth of
about ten feet, below which it is cut through the solid rock. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xxvi jesus sets out from 2.htm

Travel. A Personal Experience.
... The dome is 102 feet in diameter, thirty-seven feet less than St. Peter's. St. Paul's
is the third largest church in Christendom, being surpassed only by St. ...
/.../ix travel a personal experience.htm

section i.
... Dock; who had rather promiscuously retain all, than abridge any, and obstinately
be what they are, than what they have been,) as to stand in Diameter [4] and ...
//christianbookshelf.org/browne/religio medici/section i.htm

The Kingdom of God and Your Part in It
... If you did, you found it was a minute plant, perhaps one six-thousandth of an inch
in diameter, with such an amazing power of propagation that, simply in ...
/.../stones rolled away and other addresses to young men/vi the kingdom of god.htm

Spanish Conquest-The Propagation, Decay, and Downfall of Spanish ...
... by far the greater part of the present domain of the United States exclusive of
Alaska"an ecclesiastico-military empire stretching its vast diameter from the ...
/.../chapter ii spanish conquest-the propagation.htm

The Circumcision of Jesus
... It was covered with red material. It was more for lying than sitting on. The
octagonal stone slab must have been over two feet in diameter. ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/xii the circumcision of jesus.htm

Wrong Derivation of the Word Theos the Name Indicative of the True ...
... however, who had said, "What is above us is nothing to us," wished notwithstanding
to have a peep at the sky, and found the sun to be a foot in diameter. ...
/.../tertullian/ad nationes/chapter iv wrong derivation of the.htm

Prodigies of the Astrologers; System of the Astronomers; Chaldean ...
... But the diameter of Earth is 80,108 stadii; and the perimeter of Earth, 250,543
stadii; and the distance also from the surface of the Earth to the lunar circle ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter viii prodigies of the astrologers.htm

Congregation of 20,000
... at Gwennap. The people covered a circle of nearly fourscore yards diameter
and could not be fewer than twenty thousand. Yet, upon ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/congregation of 20000.htm

Diameter (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) The length of a straight line through the center of an object from side
to side; width; thickness; as, the diameter of a tree or rock. ...
/d/diameter.htm - 7k

Mill (9 Occurrences)
... corn, mentioned as used in the time of Abraham (Genesis 18:6). That used by the
Hebrews consisted of two circular stones, each 2 feet in diameter and half a ...
/m/mill.htm - 18k

Millstone (9 Occurrences)
... some mills belonging to the 3rd and 4th Sere periods which are much like the present
rotary quern, except smaller (4 inches to 6 inches in diameter), and with ...
/m/millstone.htm - 15k

Jacob's (34 Occurrences)
... It is about 9 feet in diameter and about 75 feet in depth, though in ancient times
it was no doubt much deeper, probably twice as deep. ... 6 inches in diameter. ...
/j/jacob's.htm - 23k

... They "were made of ivory or metal, and occasionally jewelled. They were
more than an inch in diameter, and hung upon the mouth. ...
/n/nosejewels.htm - 8k

Nose-jewels (1 Occurrence)
... They "were made of ivory or metal, and occasionally jewelled. They were
more than an inch in diameter, and hung upon the mouth. ...
/n/nose-jewels.htm - 9k

Swing (3 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To admit or turn (anything) for the purpose of shaping it; -- said of
a lathe; as, the lathe can swing a pulley of 12 inches diameter. ...
/s/swing.htm - 9k

Dialect (6 Occurrences)

/d/dialect.htm - 8k

Diamond (5 Occurrences)

/d/diamond.htm - 9k

Bread (433 Occurrences)
... article "Bread"). (3) Such "loaves" are generally today about 7 inches in diameter
and from half an inch to an inch thick. Such, probably ...
/b/bread.htm - 58k

Diameter (1 Occurrence)

1 Kings 7:32
The four wheels were underneath the panels; and the axles of the wheels were in the base: and the height of a wheel was a cubit and half a cubit.
(See NIV)



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