from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or along a diameter.
  • adj. Exactly opposite; contrary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a diagonal
  • adj. Completely opposed

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a diameter; along a diameter; diametral.
  • Pertaining to the extremities, as if of a diametrical line; extreme in degree; absolute; utmost: as, their characters are diametrical opposites.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
  • adj. related to or along a diameter


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