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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
adjective 
  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.
Etymology: From (term, diagonalis, diagÅnÄlis), from Ancient Greek (term, , , from angle to angle, sc=polytonic, tr=diagonios), from (term, , , across, sc=polytonic, tr=dia) + (term, , , angle, sc=polytonic, tr=gonia).


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