Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of the contrary name or character; opposite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the contrary name or character; -- opposed to analogous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In electricity, an epithet applied to that pole of a crystal which is negative while being electrified by heat, and afterward, while cooling, is positive. See pyro-electricity.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • SYLVIANE DIOUP, RESEARCHER, SCHOMBURG CENTER: What we're doing, we're all -- with the antilogous project is looking at African-American history in another light.

    CNN Transcript Mar 12, 2005

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