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  Words related to diagonal

Related / Similar Words: solidus, slash, virgule, stroke, separatrix, bias, aslant, aslope, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping

 

Definition:
  • a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information;
  • (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;
  • an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard; "the bishop moves on the diagonals";
  • a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric;
  • (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent;
  • having an oblique or slanted direction;
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: main diagonal, principal diagonal, secondary diagonal

     

    Part Meronyms: square matrix, checkerboard

     

    Derivational Morphology: diagonalize, diagonalise

     

     
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