HyperDic: diametric

English > 2 senses of the word diametric:
ADJECTIVEpertdiametric, diametral, diametricalrelated to or along a diameter
alldiametric, diametrical, opposite, polarcharacterized by opposite extremes / extremes
English > diametric: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelated to or along a diameter.
Synonymsdiametral, diametrical
Spanishdiametral
Catalandiametral
Nounsdiameterthe length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
diametera straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)
English > diametric: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by opposite extremes / extremes; completely opposed.
Examples
  • "in diametric contradiction to his claims"
  • "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"
Synonymsdiametrical, opposite, polar
BroaderdifferentUnlike in nature or quality or form or degree
Spanishdiametral, opuesto
Adverbsdiametricallyas from opposite ends of a diameter

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