antipodal

[an-tip-uh-dl]
adjective
1.
Geography. on the opposite side of the globe; pertaining to the antipodes.
2.
diametrically opposite: twin brothers with antipodal personalities.
3.
Botany. (in a developing ovule) of or at the end opposite to the micropyle: antipodal nuclei.

Origin:
1640–50; antipode + -al1

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antipodal (ænˈtɪpədəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to diametrically opposite points on the earth's surface
2.  exactly or diametrically opposite

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antipodal   (ān-tĭp'ə-dəl)  Pronunciation Key 
Noun   In angiosperms, any of three nuclei located at the end of the embryo sac opposite the micropyle. The antipodals degenerate at or shortly after fertilization. See more at embryo sac.

Adjective   Situated on the opposite side or sides of the Earth.
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To travelers arriving from the north, the island seems forbiddingly antipodal and cold.
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