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"; Hyponyms: main diagonal, principal diagonal, secondary diagonal Part Meronyms: square matrix, checkerboard Derivational Morphology:
diagonalize, diagonalise
