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Definition of: diagonal

(dī·agə·nəl) adjective
1. Crossing obliquely; oblique.
2. Marked by oblique lines or the like.
3. Geom. a Joining two non–adjacent or reentering angles of a figure: a diagonal line. b Joining, as a plane, two non–adjacent edges of a solid.

1. Geom. A straight line or plane passing from one angle, as of a square, to any other angle not adjacent.
2. A fabric woven with diagonal ridges or lines: also diagonal cloth.
3. Anything running diagonally. [<L diagonalis <diagonios <dia- across + gonia angle]

Most often used phrases:

diagonal matrix
diagonal line
diagonal lines
main diagonal
diagonal buttresses
diagonal directions
diagonal argument
diagonal entries
diagonal elements
diagonal stripes
cantor s diagonal
diagonal stripe
diagonal band
diagonal matrices
long diagonal

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"diagonal" has the frequency of use of 0.0004% on en.wikipedia.org.

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