Complete Definition of "diagonal"

English
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Etymology
From L. term|diagonalis|diagÅnÄlis, from AGr. term|διαγÏνιοÏ||from angle to angle|scpolytonic|trdiagonios, from term|διά||across|scpolytonic|trdia + term|γÏνία||angle|scpolytonic|trgonia.

Pronunciation
IPA|/daɪËægÉnÉl/

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. geometry joining|Joining two nonadjacent vertices (of a polygon or polyhedron).
  2. Having a slanted or oblique direction, lines or markings.
  3. Pertaining to the front left and back right (or the front right and back left) legs of a quadruped.

Synonyms
(having a slanted or oblique direction): aslant, aslope, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping

Derived terms
diagonally
diagonalization

Translations
trans-top|geometry: joining two nonadjacent vertices
Dutch: diagonaal
Hebrew: ×××ס×× × (alakhsony)
Italian: diagonale
trans-mid
Swedish: diagonal#Swedish|diagonal
trans-bottom

trans-top|having a slanted or oblique direction
Dutch: diagonaal
Finnish: vino, viisto
Hebrew: ×××ס×× × (alakhsony)
Italian: diagonale
trans-mid
Swedish: diagonal#Swedish|diagonal
trans-bottom

trans-top|of, or relating the legs of quadruped
trans-mid
Swedish: diagonal#Swedish|diagonal
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. something arranged diagonally or obliquely
  2. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
  3. a punctuation mark used to separate related items of information
  4. geometry a diagonal line or plane

Synonyms
(punctuation mark): /, separatrix, slash, solidus, stroke, virgule
(line or cut across a fabric): bias

Antonyms
(punctuation mark): backslash

Translations
trans-top|something arranged diagonally or obliquely
Dutch: [[diagonaal]
Italian: diagonale
trans-mid
Swedish: diagonal#Swedish|diagonal
trans-bottom

trans-top|line or cut across a fabric
Dutch: diagonaal
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|punctuation mark
trans-mid
Swedish: snedstreck
trans-bottom

trans-top|geometry: diagonal line or plane
Dutch: diagonaal
Finnish: lävistäjä
Hebrew: :he:×××ס××|×××ס×× (alakhson) m
trans-mid
Italian: diagonale
Swedish: diagonal#Swedish|diagonal
trans-bottom


Swedish

Adjective
sv-adj-abs

  1. diagonal#English|diagonal

Derived terms
diagonalt

Noun
sv-noun-reg-r-c|2=diagonale
diagonal c

  1. diagonal#English|diagonal

Derived terms
diagonala

ar:diagonal
fr:diagonal
hy:diagonal
io:diagonal
no:diagonal
pt:diagonal
fi:diagonal
te:diagonal
vi:diagonal
zh:diagonal

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