heterodromous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of levers, where power and weight move in opposite instructions
    • Spiralling in contrary instructions on a stem or part
    • Having spirals of altering way.
    • transferring contrary directions; -- said of a lever, pulley, etc., when the opposition plus the actuating force take opposite sides regarding the fulcrum or axis.
  • others:
    • Running or lying in different guidelines, as leaves regarding the stem and branches.

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