Категория noun.linkdef

the relation that exists when opposites cannot coexistcontradictoriness;
opposition between two conflicting forces or ideascontradiction;
a contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining factor in their interactiondialectic;
the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same timeincompatibility; inconsistency; mutual exclusiveness; repugnance;
exact oppositioncontrary;
the relation between contrariescontrariety;
some third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from bothtertium quid;
a relation of direct oppositioncontrary; opposite; reverse;
something inverted in sequence or character or effectinverse; opposite;
a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some eventchange;
a significant changedifference;
a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimensiongradient;
a gradient in concentration of a solute as a function of distance through a solutionconcentration gradient;
a gradient in the gravitational forces acting on different parts of a nonspherical objectgravity gradient;
change in temperature as a function of distance (especially altitude)temperature gradient;
a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be falseconditional relation; implication; logical implication;
the relation between opposing principles or forces or factorsantagonism;