diametrically

[ US /ˌdaɪəˈmɛtɹɪkəɫi, ˌdaɪəˈmɛtɹɪkɫi/ ]
[ UK /dˌa‍ɪəmˈɛtɹɪkli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. as from opposite ends of a diameter
    three of these brushes were approximately 120 feet apart and the fourth diametrically opposite to one of the three
    when two honest witnesses give accounts of the same event that differ diametrically, how can anyone prove that the evidence you gave was deliberately false?
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How To Use diametrically In A Sentence

  • The agendas of science and the animal rights lobby are diametrically opposed.
  • The two politicians have diametrically opposite points of view/are diametrically opposed.
  • Established in 1994, it was thought by some to be on the same terpsichorean level as the famous Perm Ballet, even though the two companies, which shared the same theater, were diametrically opposed in their views of dance.
  • As to the latter, the Jenkins and Diamond Reports took diametrically opposed positions.
  • Astronomy A point on the celestial sphere directly below the observer diametrically opposite the zenith.
  • As I see it and as I think the articles in this issue indicate, these two positions are neither diametrically opposed nor contradictory.
  • Here then the first mate and the captain are diametrically opposed.
  • He feels that his Christian beliefs and the principle of capitalism are diametrically opposed.
  • In one variant of the receiver, the coils are collinear and are wound about cores that are mounted in pairs of diametrically opposed apertures in the housing of the probe.
  • Our views are diametrically opposed on this issue.
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