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diagonal

di·ag·o·nal

diagonal

 
pronunciation:
daI ae g nl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in mathematics, joining two nonadjacent corners of a polygon or two corners of a polyhedron that are not in the same plane.
similar words:
bias
definition 2: lying in a slanting or oblique position.
similar words:
bias, oblique
definition 3: having slanting markings, lines, or the like.
a diagonal pattern
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that is diagonal, esp. a line or plane.
similar words:
bias
definition 2: a slanted arrangement, as of rows or parts.
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derivation: diagonally (adv.)
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