# Diametral vs. Diametric: What's the Difference?

## Diametral and Diametric Definitions

#### Diametral

A straight line segment passing through the center of a figure, especially of a circle or sphere, and terminating at the periphery.

#### Diametric

Of, relating to, or along a diameter.

#### Diametral

The length of such a segment.

#### Diametric

Exactly opposite; contrary.

#### Diametral

Thickness or width.

#### Diametric

Directly opposing.
In some religions, good and evil are considered diametric opposites.

#### Diametral

A unit of magnification equal to the number of times an object's linear dimensions is increased by the magnifying apparatus.

#### Diametric

Of or relating to a diameter; diametral.

#### Diametral

Of, relating to, or measured across a diameter.

#### Diametric

Of or pertaining to a diameter.

#### Diametral

Contrary; diametrically opposed.

#### Diametric

As remote as possible, as if at the opposite end of a diameter; directly adverse.

#### Diametral

(obsolete) A diameter.

#### Diametric

Related to or along a diameter;
The diametral plane

#### Diametral

Pertaining to a diameter; diametrical.

#### Diametric

Characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed;
In diametric contradiction to his claims
Diametrical (or opposite) points of view
Opposite meanings
Extreme and indefensible polar positions

A diameter.

#### Diametral

Related to or along a diameter;
The diametral plane