steradian

noun

ste·​ra·​di·​an sti-ˈrād-ē-ən How to pronounce steradian (audio)
: a unit of measure of solid angles that is expressed as the solid angle subtended at the center of the sphere by a portion of the surface whose area is equal to the square of the radius of the sphere

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“Steradian.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/steradian. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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