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di·a·met·ri·cal op·po·si·tion

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  1. antipodal, antipodal opposition, diametrical oppositionnoun

    the relation of opposition along a diameter


  1. diametrical opposition

    In mathematics, antipodal points of a sphere are those diametrically opposite to each other (the specific qualities of such a definition are that a line drawn from the one to the other passes through the center of the sphere so forms a true diameter).This term applies to opposite points on a circle or any n-sphere. An antipodal point is sometimes called an antipode, a back-formation from the Greek loan word antipodes, meaning "opposite (the) feet", as the true word singular is antipus.


  1. diametrical opposition

    Diametrical opposition refers to two things or points of views that stand in complete, exact opposite or contradiction to each other, just as two points on a diameter of a circle are the furthest apart. This phrase is often used in reference to ideas, attitudes, opinions, philosophies, conditions, or actions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diametrical opposition in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diametrical opposition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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