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diametral

[dahy-am-i-truh l] /daɪˈæm ɪ trəl/
adjective
1.
of a diameter.
2.
forming a diameter.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin diametrālis < Latin diametr(os) diameter + -ālis -al1
Related forms
diametrally, adverb
nondiametral, adjective
nondiametrally, adverb
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Examples from the web for diametral
  • The core has inherent stability against diametral and azimuthal power oscillations.
  • The diametral resilient modulus test will be discussed comprehensively in the next section since it was used in this study.
  • Embedded steel was noted in the specimen near the middle of the diametral plane.
  • The strap-on flowmeter installation consisted of one diametral path.
  • Sacrificial thickness refers to diametral thickness.
British Dictionary definitions for diametral

diametral

/daɪˈæmɪtrəl/
adjective
1.
located on or forming a diameter: diametral plane
2.
a less common word for diametric
Derived Forms
diametrally, adverb
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