Definition of DIAGONAL


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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 ;

  • 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 ;

Adjective : DIAGONAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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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