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Definitions of opposite:

part of speech: noun

Oppositeness.

part of speech: noun

The reverse; that which is the contrary.

part of speech: adjective

Placed over against: standing in front: contrasted with: adverse: contrary.

part of speech: noun

That which is opposed or contrary: an opponent.

part of speech: adjective

Placed in front of or over against; as, the houses were opposite to each other; contrary; very different; as, opposite opinions.

part of speech: adjective

Standing or placed in front; facing; contrary; in bot., applied to leaves placed on opposite sides of a stem at the same level.

part of speech: noun

That which is contrary or in marked contrast.

part of speech: adverb

Oppositely.

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A machine for raising water in large quantities; a wheel moved by water, and employed to set machinery in motion- overshot, when the water acts on the wheel from above- undershot, when the water acts below on the lower part of the wheel- rim- breast, when the water acts on a part of the wheel- rim near the axis. ...

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