Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

diametral

[dahy-am-i-truh l]
adjective
  1. of a diameter.
  2. forming a diameter.
Show More

Origin of diametral

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin diametrālis < Latin diametr(os) diameter + -ālis -al1
Related formsdi·am·e·tral·ly, adverbnon·di·am·e·tral, adjectivenon·di·am·e·tral·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for diametral

Historical Examples of diametral


British Dictionary definitions for diametral

diametral

adjective
  1. located on or forming a diameterdiametral plane
  2. a less common word for diametric
Show More
Derived Formsdiametrally, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012