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  Definition of diagonal
  1. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
  2. (mathematics) a set of entries in a square matrix running diagonally either from the upper left to lower right entry or running from the upper right to lower left entry
  3. an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard; "the bishop moves on the diagonals"
  4. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
  5. (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent
  6. having an oblique or slanted direction
  7. at an angle; especially connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face; "a diagonal line across the page"
Similar Words: solidus, slash, virgule, stroke, separatrix, bias, aslant, aslope, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping

 

Hyponyms: main diagonal, principal diagonal, secondary diagonal

 

Part Meronyms: square matrix, checkerboard

 

Derivational Morphology: diagonalize, diagonalise

 

 
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