antithermic an·ti·ther·mic (ān’tē-thûr’mĭk, ān’tī-)
opposition; contrast: the antithesis of right and wrong. the direct opposite (usually followed by of or to): Her behavior was the very antithesis of cowardly. Rhetoric. the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another to which it is opposed to form a balanced contrast of ideas, as in “Give me liberty […]
of the nature of or involving . directly opposed or contrasted; opposite. Contemporary Examples This kind of attitude should be antithetical to feminist thought because it is infantilizing to women. What Do Dems Have Against Women? Kirsten Powers October 7, 2010 He insists that the leading Catholic university in America ought not to bestow honors […]
of the nature of or involving . directly opposed or contrasted; opposite. Historical Examples Personality is always a mystery with its antithetically mingled elements in man and woman. The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4 Various “I am just getting a soldier’s stuff into me,” responded Pisgah, antithetically. Bohemian Days Geo. Alfred Townsend The actual […]
noun (biochem) a substance that counteracts the action of thrombin, preventing the formation of blood clots antithrombin an·ti·throm·bin (ān’tē-thrŏm’bĭn, ān’tī-) n. An anticoagulant that inhibits or prevents the effects of thrombin.