He found that the inner and outer armatures of his Leyden jars were oppositely electrified.
This is: Action and reaction are equal, or the mutual actions of any two bodies are always equal and oppositely directed.
The relative velocity determined at Potsdam for these oppositely flying masses amounted to 550 miles a second.
Our stream from the battery causes this oppositely directed stream.
This action went on until the two conductors were strongly and oppositely charged.
oppositely, some of you are on what is known as the bow side, or with your oars on the side on which sits Boswell, the bow oar.
In formula 3, W represents the width of a band, and s the width of the oppositely colored sector.
oppositely charged sols precipitate one another, the precipitate containing both colloids.
If the streams are oppositely directed the wires repel each other.
A harrow comprising two ranks of oppositely curved trailing teeth is especially popular in some countries.
late 14c., "placed on the other side of (something)," from Old French oposite "opposite, contrary" (13c.), from Latin oppositus "standing against, opposed, opposite," past participle of opponere "set against" (see opponent). Meaning "contrary in nature or character" is from 1570s. As a noun from late 14c. As a preposition from 1758. As an adverb from 1817. Related: Oppositely.
Arranged as one of a pair on either side of a stem or twig. Maple and ash trees have opposite leaves. Compare alternate.