of, relating to, or along a diameter.
in direct opposition; being at opposite extremes; complete: diametrical opposites; a diametrical difference.
- Also di·a·met·ric [dahy-uh-me-trik] /ˌdaɪ əˈmɛ trɪk/ .
- di·a·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
- un·di·a·met·ric, adjective
- un·di·a·met·ri·cal, adjective
- un·di·a·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use diametrical in a sentence
The separation by continents, by climate, by color, and by institutions is the most diametrical that mankind exhibits anywhere.Races and Immigrants in America | John R. Commons
The polar plane to any point at infinity passes through the centre, and is called a diametrical plane.
Lifting up the bowl again, he draws two diametrical lines at right angles in the circle, and thus produces a symbol of the world.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2) | Carl Lumholtz
Any machine giving a straight diametrical stroke will answer the purpose.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
But this finical arrangement—this finding every thing in the morning in exact diametrical rectitude, torments me.