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diagonal Explained

diagonal at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[daı'ægənəl]

diagonal at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1541, from M.Fr. diagonal, from L. diagonalis, from diagonus "slanting line," from Gk. diagonios "from angle to angle," from dia- "across" + gonia "angle," related to gony "knee." ///

diagonal at German => English Of Explained:

diagonally

diagonal at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: diagonalis, from Greek diagonios 'from angle to angle', from gonia 'angle']//
1 a diagonal line is straight and joins two opposite corners of a flat shape, usually a square: horizontal, vertical//
2 following a sloping angle: --diagonal parking spaces// -- diagonal n [C] // -- diagonally adv // --The path goes diagonally across the field.//

diagonal at German => English Of Explained:

diagonal, diagonally, transverse

diagonal at German => English Of Explained:

diagonal, diagonally

diagonal at Indonesian => English Of Explained:

diagonal

diagonal at Spanish => English Of Explained:

diagonal, diagonally

diagonal at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

80 Moby Thesaurus words for "diagonal":
across, air line, athwart, axis, band, bar, beeline, bend,
bendwise, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, biaswise, catercorner,
catercornered, chord, cross-hatching, crossways, crosswise, dash,
delineation, diameter, direct line, directrix, dotted line, edge,
great-circle course, hachure, hairline, hatching, kittycorner,
line, lineation, normal, oblique, oblique angle, oblique figure,
oblique line, perpendicular, radius, radius vector, rhomboid,
right line, score, scratch comma, secant, segment, separatrix,
shortcut, side, slant, slanted, slanting, slash, solidus, straight,
straight course, straight line, straight stretch, straightaway,
streak, streaking, streamline, striation, strip, stripe, striping,
stroke, sublineation, tangent, thwart, transversal, transverse,
underline, underlining, underscore, underscoring, vector,
virgule

diagonal at German => English Of Explained:

diagonal [diːagoːnaːl]
diagonal, diagonally, transverse

diagonal at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective, noun
adjective (of a straight line) at an angle; joining two opposite sides of sth at an angle:
diagonal stripes
diagonally adverb:
Walk diagonally across the field to the far corner and then turn left.
noun a straight line that joins two opposite sides of sth at an angle; a straight line that is at an angle

Diagonal at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Diagonal \Di*ag"o*nal\, a. [L. diagonalis, fr. Gr. ? from to
angle; dia` through + ? an angle; perh. akin to E. knee: cf.
F. diagonal.] (Geom.)
Joining two not adjacent angles of a quadrilateral or
multilateral figure; running across from corner to corner;
crossing at an angle with one of the sides.

{Diagonal bond} (Masonry), herringbone work. See
{Herringbone}, a.

{Diagonal built} (Shipbuilding), built by forming the outer
skin of two layers of planking, making angles of about
45[deg] with the keel, in opposite directions.

{Diagonal cleavage}. See under {Cleavage}.

{Diagonal molding} (Arch.), a chevron or zigzag molding.

{Diagonal rib}. (Arch.) See {Cross-springer}.

{Diagonal scale}, a scale which consists of a set of parallel
lines, with other lines crossing them obliquely, so that
their intersections furnish smaller subdivisions of the
unit of measure than could be conveniently marked on a
plain scale.

{Diagonal stratification}. (Geol.) Same as {Cross bedding},
under {Cross}, a.

Diagonal \Di*ag"o*nal\, n.
1. A right line drawn from one angle to another not adjacent,
of a figure of four or more sides, and dividing it into
two parts.

2. (Engin.) A member, in a framed structure, running
obliquely across a panel.

3. A diagonal cloth; a kind of cloth having diagonal stripes,
ridges, or welts made in the weaving.

diagonal at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

diagonal
adj 1: 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"
2: having an oblique or slanted direction [syn: {aslant}, {aslope},
{slanted}, {slanting}, {sloped}, {sloping}]

diagonal
n 1: (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a
polygon that are not adjacent
2: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to
a side of the fabric [syn: {bias}]
3: an oblique line of squares of the same color on a
checkerboard; "the bishop moves on the diagonals"
4: (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
5: a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of
information [syn: {solidus}, {slash}, {virgule}, {stroke},
{separatrix}]

diagonal at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » diagonalis|diagōnālis, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » διαγώνιος||from angle to angle|sc=polytonic|tr=diagonios, from Inter: term » διά||across|sc=polytonic|tr=dia + Inter: term » γωνία||angle|sc=polytonic|tr=gonia.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /daɪˈæɡənəl/|/daɪˈæɡnəl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /daI"{g@n@l/|/daI"{gn@l/

Adjective

Inter: en-adj » -
  • Inter: geometr » y Joining two nonadjacent vertices (of a polygon or polyhedron).
    1. Having a slanted or oblique direction, lines or markings.
    2. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2011
    |date=January 12
    |author=Saj Chowdhury
    |title=Liverpool 2 - 1 Liverpool
    |work=BBC
    |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/eng_prem/9345343.stm
    |page=
    |passage=The visitors' undoing was caused by a diagonal ball from the right which was nodded into the six-yard area by Ian Evatt and finished off by Campbell.
    1. Pertaining to the front left and back right (or the front right and back left) legs of a quadruped.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » having a slanted or oblique direction aslant, aslope, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping

      Derived terms

      * diagonally

  • diagonalization

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » geometry: joining two nonadjacent vertices
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|مائل|tr=maa'il, Inter: t- » ar|قطري|tr=qúTriy
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|диагонален
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|diagonal
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|對角|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|对角|tr=duìjiǎo|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|diagonaal
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|diagonala
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|diagonale
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|diagonal, Inter: t+ » de|schräg

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|אלכסוני|tr=alakhsony
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|átlós
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|diagonale
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|筋交い|tr=すじかい, sujikai, Inter: t- » ja|対角|tr=たいかく, taikaku
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|przekątny, Inter: t+ » pl|skośny
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|диагональный|tr=diagonál'nyj
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|diagonal
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|diagonal


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » having a slanted or oblique direction
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|кос
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|diagonal
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|diagonaal
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|vino, Inter: t- » fi|viisto
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|אלכסוני|tr=alakhsony


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|rézsútos, Inter: t+ » hu|ferde
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|diagonale
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|диагональный|tr=diagonál'nyj
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|diagonal
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|diagonal

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » of, or relating the legs of quadruped
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|diagonal


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • something arranged diagonally or obliquely
    1. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
    2. a punctuation mark used to separate related items of information
    3. Inter: geometr » y a diagonal line or plane
    4. Inter: geometr » y a line joining non-adjacent vertices of a polygon.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » punctuation mark /, forward slash, separatrix, slash, solidus, stroke, virgule

  • Inter: sense » line or cut across a fabric bias

    Antonyms

    * Inter: sense » punctuation mark backslash

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » something arranged diagonally or obliquely
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|диагонал|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|diagonaal
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|diagonale|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Diagonale|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|diagonale
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|diagonală|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|диагональ|f|tr=diagonál'
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|diagonal


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » line or cut across a fabric
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|diagonaal


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » punctuation mark
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|snedstreck


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » geometry: diagonal line or plane
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|диагонал|m
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|diagonal|f
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|uhlopříčka|f (only line?), Inter: t- » cs|diagonála|f (only line?)
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|diagonaal
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|lävistäjä
    • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|אלכסון|tr=alakhson|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|átló
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|diagonale
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|diagonală|f
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|diagonal|f
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|diagonal

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Catalan

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|ca Inter: term » diagonalis|diagōnālis|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc|ca Inter: term » διαγώνιος||from angle to angle|sc=polytonic|tr=diagonios|lang=grc.

    Adjective

    Inter: ca-adj » type=mf
  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

    Derived terms

    * Inter: l » ca|diagonalment

    Noun

    Inter: ca-noun » f

  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

  • Danish

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=da

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /diaɡonaːl/|d̥iaɡ̊oˈnæːˀl|lang=da

    Adjective

    Inter: head » da|adjective|neuter|diagonalt|definite and plural|diagonale
  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

    Noun

    Inter: da-noun » en|er

  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

    Inflection

    Inter: da-noun-infl » en|er

  • Galician

    Adjective

    Inter: gl-adj » f=diagonal|pl=diagonais
  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

  • Spanish

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|es Inter: term » diagonalis|diagōnālis|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc|es Inter: term » διαγώνιος||from angle to angle|sc=polytonic|tr=diagonios|lang=grc.

    Adjective

    Inter: es-adj » pl=diagonales
  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

    Derived terms

    * diagonalmente
    • matriz diagonal

      Noun

      Inter: es-noun » f|pl=diagonales


  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

    Derived terms

    * diagonal principal

  • Swedish

    Adjective

    Inter: head » sv|adjective
  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

    Declension

    Inter: sv-adj-ab » s

    Derived terms

    * diagonalt

    Noun

    Inter: sv-noun » g=c

  • Inter: l » en|diagonal

    Declension

    Inter: sv-noun-reg-r-c » 2=diagonale

    Derived terms

    * diagonala

  • Translation: ar » diagonal
    Translation: cs » diagonal
    Translation: de » diagonal
    Translation: et » diagonal
    Translation: el » diagonal
    Translation: eo » diagonal
    Translation: fa » diagonal
    Translation: fr » diagonal
    Translation: ko » diagonal
    Translation: hy » diagonal
    Translation: io » diagonal
    Translation: id » diagonal
    Translation: kn » diagonal
    Translation: ku » diagonal
    Translation: hu » diagonal
    Translation: mg » diagonal
    Translation: ml » diagonal
    Translation: my » diagonal
    Translation: no » diagonal
    Translation: km » diagonal
    Translation: pl » diagonal
    Translation: pt » diagonal
    Translation: fi » diagonal
    Translation: sv » diagonal
    Translation: ta » diagonal
    Translation: te » diagonal
    Translation: tr » diagonal
    Translation: vi » diagonal
    Translation: zh » diagonal