in+an+opposite+direction

  • 1 opposite direction — other direction, totally different direction …

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  • 2 opposite-direction aircraft — Aircraft are operating in opposite directions when (i) they are following the same track in reciprocal directions; (ii) their tracks are parallel and they are flying in reciprocal directions; or (iii) their tracks intersect at an angle of more… …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 3 in the opposite direction — in the reverse direction, the other way …

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  • 4 opposite — [äp′ə zit, äp′əsit] adj. [OFr < L oppositus, pp. of opponere: see OPPONENT] 1. set against, facing, or back to back; at the other end or side; in a contrary position or direction: often with to 2. characterized by hostility or resistance 3.… …

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  • 5 direction — di|rec|tion [ dı rekʃən, daı rekʃən ] noun *** ▸ 1 way something is moving/facing ▸ 2 way someone/something changes ▸ 3 purpose ▸ 4 instructions ▸ 5 control/management ▸ 6 where something is from ▸ 7 directing of movie/play ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count …

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  • 6 direction */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈrekʃ(ə)n] / US / UK [daɪˈrekʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms direction : singular direction plural directions 1) a) [countable] the path that someone or something moves along when going towards a place Are you sure we re going in the right… …

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  • 7 opposite — oppositely, adv. oppositeness, n. /op euh zit, sit/, adj. 1. situated, placed, or lying face to face with something else or each other, or in corresponding positions with relation to an intervening line, space, or thing: opposite ends of a room.… …

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  • 8 direction — noun 1 where to/from ADJECTIVE ▪ same ▪ They were both going in the same direction. ▪ different, opposing, opposite, reverse, separate (esp. AmE) …

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  • 9 opposite — op|po|site1 W2S2 [ˈɔpəzıt US ˈa:p ] prep 1.) especially BrE if one thing or person is opposite another, they are facing each other ▪ The people sitting opposite us looked very familiar. ▪ on the wall opposite the door see usage note ↑front1 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 opposite — op|po|site1 [ apəzıt ] adjective usually before noun *** 1. ) completely different: These proposals would have the opposite effect to the one intended. from the opposite direction: The car smashed into a truck coming from the opposite direction.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 opposite — 1 preposition if one thing or person is opposite another, they are facing each other: The people sitting opposite us looked very familiar. | It s easy to find there s a church just opposite my house. 2 adjective 1 as different as possible from… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 opposite — I UK [ˈɒpəzɪt] / US [ˈɑpəzɪt] adjective [usually before noun] *** 1) across from or on the other side of someone or something On the opposite side of the road from the school was the church. A picture on the opposite page caught her attention.… …

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  • 13 opposite — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Radically different] Syn. contrary, antithetical, antithetic, reverse, inverse, converse, diametric, diametrical, antonymous, contrasting, contradictory, counter, conflicting, opposed, opposing, polar, poles apart,… …

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  • 14 opposite — 1. adjective 1) the opposite page Syn: facing, opposing, reverse 2) opposite views Syn: conflicting, contrasting, incompatible, irreconcilable, antithetical, contradictory, clashing, contrary …

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  • 15 direction — /di rekSFn, daI / noun 1 (C) the way something or someone moves, faces, or is aimed: in the direction of (=towards): The suspects were last seen heading in the direction of Miami. | in sb s direction (=towards someone): Tristram glanced in her… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 opposite — [[t]ɒ̱pəzɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ opposites 1) PREP If one thing is opposite another, it is on the other side of a space from it. Jennie had sat opposite her at breakfast. ADV: usu n ADV, ADV after v Opposite is also an adverb. He looked up at the buildings… …

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  • 17 opposite*/*/ — [ˈɒpəzɪt] adj I 1) across from, or on the other side of, someone or something They sat at opposite ends of the room.[/ex] On the opposite side of the road from the school was the church.[/ex] 2) completely different The car smashed into a lorry… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 Opposite lock — For the similar technique used in bikes, see Countersteering (Motorcycle). A diagram showing the use of opposite lock steering. Note the angle of the front wheels. This car is traveling up and to the right. Blue indicates right steer, red left… …

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  • 19 direction — di|rec|tion W1S1 [dıˈrekʃən, daı ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(towards)¦ 2 directions 3¦(way something develops)¦ 4¦(control)¦ 5¦(where from or where to)¦ 6¦(purpose)¦ 7¦(film/play)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(TOWARDS)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 direction — [[t]daɪre̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦ directions 1) N VAR: usu with supp A direction is the general line that someone or something is moving or pointing in. St Andrews was ten miles in the opposite direction... He got into Margie s car and swung out onto the… …

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