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 for diametric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diametric \Di*am"e*tric\, Diametrical \Di*am"e*tric*al\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to a diameter.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. As remote as possible, as if at the opposite end of a
        diameter; directly adverse.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: related to or along a diameter; "the diametral plane"
             [syn: diametral, diametric, diametrical]
      2: characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in
         diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or
         opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and
         indefensible polar positions" [syn: diametric,
         diametrical, opposite, polar]

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