Definition of Oppositely

1. Adverb. In an opposite position.

Partainyms: Opposite

Definition of Oppositely

1. adv. In a situation to face each other; in an opposite manner or direction; adversely.

Definition of Oppositely

1. Adverb. In an opposite manner. ¹

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Definition of Oppositely

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oppositely

opposer muscle of little finger
opposer muscle of thumb
opposite number
opposite numbers
opposite side
opposite sides
opposite word
oppositely (current term)
opposites attract
opposition parry
opposition research
oppositional disorder

Literary usage of Oppositely

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1. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"On the Effects of simple Pressure in producing that Species of Crystallization which forms two oppositely polarized Images, and exhibits the complementary ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"... be positive or negative or the two alternately, a result which appears inconsistent with the production of two oppositely polarised varieties of oxygen ..."

3. Chapters on the Modern Geometry of the Point, Line, and Circle: Being the by Richard Townsend (1863)
"When two similar figures of any kind, both right or left, are similarly or oppositely placed (33), all lines AA, BB', ..."

4. Thermodynamics and Chemistry: A Non-mathematical Treatise for Chemists and by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem (1903)
"Chemical equilibrium may be the common limit of two oppositely directed reactions. Phenomena of saponification.— In the example that we have just cited, ..."

5. Magnetic Fields of Force: An Exposition of the Phenomena of Magnetism by Hermann Ebert (1897)
"Field of two oppositely directed parallel currents and their electrodynamic action on one another (repulsion).—The two neighbouring parallel rectilinear ..."

6. Experimental Researches Into the Properties and Motions of Fluids, with by William Ford Stanley (1881)
":eting-place of oppositely directed aerial fluids itor is not an area of great atmospheric pres- contiguous areas are so. ..."

7. Proceedings of the Meteorological Society by Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"On the Rotation of the Wind between oppositely directed Currents of Air in ... upon the relative positions of the two oppositely directed currents of air, ..."

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