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an·tip·o·dal

(an-tip'ŏ-dăl),
Denoting opposite positions; positioned at opposite sides of a cell or other body, especially one with poles or symmetry.
See also: contralateral.
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antipodal

(an-tip′ŏ-dăl) [Gr. antipous, with feet opposite]
Located at opposite positions, e.g., at the north and south poles.
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For any positive integer k, the kth iterated antipodal n-sigraph A([S.sub.n]) of [S.sub.n] is defined as follows:
Energetically the most favourable protonation centre, throughout different substitution levels, was the [B.sub.1][B.sub.2][B.sub.3] facet, about 1.33-1.37 [Angstrom] from [B.sub.2] and [B.sub.3] equally and quite invariably, and 1.6-2.1 [Angstrom] from [B.sub.1], antipodal to carbon.
Village of Shawnee Hills, (74) a prison inmate filed a notice of voluntary dismissal of his petition for post-conviction relief, stating that "[t]he actions of the courts in this state and the defendants herein would raise a stench in the nostrils of a kangaroo court." (75) McLaughlin fired his burst of antipodal invective despite having received a considerable amount of due process:
Antipodal interest in shared repository architecture didn't come as a surprise--Australia's early commitment to e-government and digital solutions has fueled a robust OA design stream.
(19) On a visit to the newly conquered Crimea, Nicholas I gave a typical example of this 'antipodal' view.
By juxtaposing these two ideologically antipodal models of poetry in diaspora, the poems by patriots and poems by the "captive minds," the editor achieves two goals: he discloses the "schism" (as he calls it) of Polish poetry, and he calls on his contemporary fellow poets to remain watchful of ideological servitude.
The Chicxulub crater and Deccan province lie in a first order antipodal relationship, but neither the positions nor the timing appear exact (Sutherland, 1994).
The high spirits of the Kiwi gunners were dampened by two events: the transition from the warm antipodal summer to "frozen Chosen" proved to be rigorous, but the unit's first encounter with the realities of war proved a tragic one.
Note that the difference between the required Eb/No to achieve a particular bit-error rate with phase-shift keying (antipodal signaling) is 3-dB less than required for frequency-shift keying (orthogonal signaling).
Part III, "Nature, Culture, and the Properties of Kinship," opens with Susan McKinnon's comparison of the works of Lewis Henry Morgan and Claude Levi-Strauss, both of whom, in antipodal ways, assess how the control of natural female utilization of reproductive resources are controlled through the assertion of paternity, which, in turn, gave rise to civilization.