diametric


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di·a·met·ri·cal

 (dī′ə-mĕt′rĭ-kəl) also di·a·met·ric (-rĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or along a diameter.
2. Exactly opposite; contrary.

di′a·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

diametric

(ˌdaɪəˈmɛtrɪk) or

diametrical

adj
1. (Mathematics) Also: diametral of, relating to, or along a diameter
2. completely opposed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diametric - related to or along a diameter; "the diametral plane"
2.diametric - 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"

diametric

adjective
Translations

diametric

[ˌdaɪəˈmɛtrɪk] diametrical [ˌdaɪəˈmɛtrɪkl] adjdiametrale
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