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diametric


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diametric  \Di*am"e*tric\,  Diametrical  \Di*am"e*tric*al\,  a. 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  diameter. 
 
  2.  As  remote  as  possible,  as  if  at  the  opposite  end  of  a 
  diameter;  directly  adverse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diametric 
  adj  1:  related  to  or  along  a  diameter;  "the  diametral  plane"  [syn: 
  {diametral},  {diametrical}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {diametrical},  {opposite}, 
  {polar}] 




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