diametral

[ dahy-am-i-truhl ]
/ daɪˈæm ɪ trəl /

adjective

of a diameter.
forming a diameter.

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Origin of diametral

1350–1400; Middle English <Medieval Latin diametrālis<Latin diametr(os) diameter + -ālis-al1

OTHER WORDS FROM diametral

di·am·e·tral·ly, adverbnon·di·am·e·tral, adjectivenon·di·am·e·tral·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for diametral

diametral
/ (daɪˈæmɪtrəl) /

adjective

located on or forming a diameterdiametral plane
a less common word for diametric

Derived forms of diametral

diametrally, adverb
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