or di·a·met·ric

[dahy-uh-me-tri-kuh l or dahy-uh-me-trik]


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

Origin of diametrical

1545–55; < Greek diametrik(ós) (diámetr(os) diameter + -ikos -ic) + -al1
Related formsdi·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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Related Words for diametrical

conflicting, contrary, contrasting, counter, opposed, polar

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