[ US /ænˈtɪpədəɫ/ ]
  1. relating to the antipodes or situated at opposite sides of the earth
    antipodal regions of the earth
    antipodean latitudes
    antipodal points on a sphere
  1. the relation of opposition along a diameter
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How To Use antipodal In A Sentence

  • Somehow out of these nearly antipodal situations a coherent policy of managerial control will have to be fashioned.
  • Finally, Antarctica is antipodal to the Arctic Ocean, mostly, as if its core had been pushed southward.
  • A basic definition of a world circumnavigation would be a route which covers at least a great circle, and in particular one which passes through at least one pair of points antipodal to each other.
  • Since about 80% of the world's land is antipodal to ocean, this list is necessarily very short.
  • Its vertices are R ’, G ’, and B ’, which are the points antipodal to R, G, and B respectively.
  • For these maps a region of the northern hemisphere is superimposed with the corresponding antipodal area.
  • Britain, with an exploding crime rate at the turn of the 18th century and its jails crammed past capacity with mostly minor felons, arrived at a solution: the establishment of an antipodal maximum-security prison whose perimeters were on the other side of the world and guarded by the thundering Pacific. Cruelty in Fact and Fiction
  • The angiosperm female gametophyte, called the embryo sac, consists of four cell types: synergid, antipodal, egg, and central cell.
  • Mr Levy has certainly prepared O readers for antipodal interpretation of what is written in the local daily of record. Portland "ugly" and "minor-league" to Sports Illustrated (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • In both cases, the photographs complement a text that intends to inform metropolitan viewers about antipodal social problems, and in both cases the ambiguity and complexity of the photographs challenge any simple interpretation.
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