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antipodal

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adjective an·tip·o·dal \an-ˈti-pə-dəl\

Definition of antipodal

  1. 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. 2 :  diametrically opposite an antipodal point on a sphere

  3. 3 :  entirely opposed a system antipodal to democracy

Examples of antipodal in a Sentence

  1. love is antipodal to hate

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First Known Use of antipodal

1646


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antipodal

noun an·tip·o·dal

Definition of antipodal

  1. :  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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