I have come across this phrase a lot and upon searching it, I did not find any definition of it in any online free dictionary I consulted. Does it mean "on the other hand"?
Example: On the other end of the spectrum, in Switzerland, characterised by Yates as taking an active approach to the treatment of [...] (From Linguee)
Another example: As rapporteur, I have consulted widely on this issue and examined every option from one end of the spectrum to the other. (From Linguee)
Can anyone tell me what it means?