# Difference between forearm and radius

forearm

#### Definitions

### verb

- arm in advance of a confrontation

### noun

- the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist

#### Examples

Then prop yourself up using your toes and **forearms** maintaining a flat position.

Lie on your side resting on one **forearm** with your legs extended.

The organisation's shield consisted of a male **forearm** whose fist was thrusting the point of a spear into the jaws of a wolf.

radius

#### Definitions

### noun

- the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
- the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm
- a circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius
- support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
- a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

#### Examples

Recall that given a circle of **radius** r, the circumference is 2pr.

Comparisons between ions are then expressed as a **radius** ratio, the ratio of the cation **radius** to the anion **radius**.

In the third chapter, using the second-order momentum of beam **radius**, the Rayleigh range and beam propagation factor of three different polarized beam arrays are derived.