antipodal

Antipodes PLURAL NOUN 1) (the Antipodes) Australia and New Zealand (in relation to the northern hemisphere). 2) (antipodes or antipode) the direct opposite of something.
DERIVATIVES antipodal adjective Antipodean adjective & noun.
ORIGIN from Greek antipodes 'having the feet opposite' .

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  • antipodal — ANTIPODÁL, Ă, antipodali, e, adj. (Rar) Care se găseşte la antipozi. – Din fr. antipodal. Trimis de ana zecheru, 29.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  antipodál adj. m., pl. antipodáli; f. sg. antipodálă, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • Antipodal — An*tip o*dal, a. 1. Pertaining to the antipodes; situated on the opposite side of the globe. [1913 Webster] 2. Diametrically opposite. His antipodal shadow. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antipodal — antipodal, ale, aux [ɑ̃tipɔdal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1752, Trévoux; de antipode. ❖ ♦ Didact. Qui est situé aux antipodes. || Point antipodal …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antipodal — index adverse (opposite), hostile, inverse, opposite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • antipodal — adj. 2 g. Relativo aos antípodas. = ANTIPODIANO, ANTIPÓDICO …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • antipodal — antipodal, antipodean antithetical, contrary, *opposite, contradictory, antonymous …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • antipodal — I. adjective Date: 1646 1. of or relating to the antipodes; specifically situated at the opposite side of the earth or moon < an antipodal meridian > < an antipodal continent > 2. diametrically opposite < an antipodal point on a sphere > 3.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antipodal — I noun the relation of opposition along a diameter • Syn: ↑antipodal opposition, ↑diametrical opposition • Hypernyms: ↑opposition II adjective relating to the antipodes or situated at opposite sides of the earth …   Useful english dictionary

  • antipodal — /an tip euh dl/, adj. 1. Geog. on the opposite side of the globe; pertaining to the antipodes. 2. diametrically opposite: twin brothers with antipodal personalities. 3. Bot. (in a developing ovule) of or at the end opposite to the micropyle:… …   Universalium

  • antipodal — an•tip•o•dal [[t]ænˈtɪp ə dl[/t]] adj. 1) geo on the opposite side of the globe; pertaining to the antipodes 2) diametrically opposite: antipodal personalities[/ex] 3) opposed: a view antipodal to the majority[/ex] • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • antipodal — antipodinis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Visiškai priešingas. atitikmenys: angl. antipodal rus. антиподный; противоположный …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

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