
Definition of Diametric
1. Adjective. Related to or along a diameter. "The diametral plane"
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"
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
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 Subclass Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles Darwin (1854)
"... excepting in old worndown 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, ..."