Definition of Diametric

1. Adjective. Related to or along a diameter. "The diametral plane"

Exact synonyms: Diametral, Diametrical
Derivative terms: Diameter, Diameter, Diameter, Diameter, Diameter, Diameter
Partainyms: Diameter, Diameter, Diameter



2. Adjective. Characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed. "Extreme and indefensible polar positions"
Exact synonyms: Diametrical, Opposite, Polar
Similar to: Different
Derivative terms: Oppositeness, Polarity, Pole

Definition of Diametric

1. a. Of or pertaining to a diameter.

Definition of Diametric

1. Adjective. directly opposite ¹

2. Adjective. of or relating to a diameter; diametral ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diametric

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Diametric

diamantanes
diamante
diamantes
diamantiferous
diamantine
diameter
diameter at breast height
diameter obliqua
diameter transversa
diameters
diametral
diametrally
diametrals
diametre
diametric (current term)
diametrical
diametrical opposition
diametrically
diamfenetide
diamictite
diamictites
diamide
diamides
diamidide
diamidides
diamidine
diamidines
diamidino
diamido-

Literary usage of Diametric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Descriptive Geometry: With Applications to Isometrical Drawing by Charles William MacCord (1895)
"The Hyperbolic Paraboloid ; Its Vertex, Axis, Principal diametric Planes and Gorge Lines. The Conoid.-^—The Hyperboloid of Revolution. ..."

2. The Pericosmic Theory of Physical Existence and Its Sequel Preliminary to by George Stearns (1888)
"tive volume, the greater must be the diametric difference both of its vehicular and of its orbital motion, which constitute the proper factors of its rotary ..."

3. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles Darwin (1854)
"... excepting in old worn-down specimens, increases largely by diametric growth : during the diametric growth, the outer scales must he laterally separated ..."

4. The Dynamo: Its Theory, Design, and Manufacture by Charles Caesar Hawkins (1896)
"Having decided on which side of the diametric line passing through the first inductor the loop is to be completed, ie whether by inductor 10 or inductor 8, ..."

5. Submarine Mines and Torpedoes: As Applied to Harbour Defence by John Townsend Bucknill (1889)
""Again, the proposition that the resistance to a cylinder moving at right angles to its axis, is half the pressure there would be on the diametric plane, ..."

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