diametrical

or di·a·met·ric

[ dahy-uh-me-tri-kuhl or dahy-uh-me-trik ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˈmɛ trɪ kəl or ˌdaɪ əˈmɛ trɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or along a diameter.
in direct opposition; being at opposite extremes; complete: diametrical opposites; a diametrical difference.

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Origin of diametrical

1545–55; <Greek diametrik(ós) (diámetr(os) diameter + -ikos-ic) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM diametrical

di·a·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbun·di·a·met·ric, adjectiveun·di·a·met·ri·cal, adjectiveun·di·a·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
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