antipodal


1an·tip·o·dal

adjective \an-ˈti-pə-dəl\

Definition of ANTIPODAL

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
:  entirely opposed <a system antipodal to democracy>

Examples of ANTIPODAL

  1. <love is antipodal to hate>

First Known Use of ANTIPODAL

1646

2antipodal

noun

Definition of ANTIPODAL

:  any of three haploid cells in most angiosperms that are grouped at the end of the embryo sac farthest from the micropyle —called also antipodal cell

First Known Use of ANTIPODAL

1880

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