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di·a·met·ri·cal(dī′ə-mĕt′rĭ-kəl) also di·a·met·ric (-rĭk)
1. Of, relating to, or along a diameter.
2. Exactly opposite; contrary.
di•a•met•ri•cal(ˌdaɪ əˈmɛ trɪ kəl)
1. of, pertaining to, or along a diameter.
2. being in direct opposition or at opposite extremes: diametrical opinions.
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|Adj.||1.||diametrical - related to or along a diameter; "the diametral plane"|
|2.||diametrical - characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and indefensible polar positions"|
different - unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"