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di·am·e·ter

n 1  :  a unit of magnification for an optical instrument equal to the number of times the linear dimensions of an object are apparently increased <a microscope magnifying 60 s>   2  :  one of the maximal breadths of a part of the body <the transverse of the inlet of the pelvis>  .
 
 

 
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