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(geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent

a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

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an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard

(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

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face

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having an oblique or slanted direction

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Viking Eggeling's 1924 short film Symphonie Diagonale, one of the few surviving exemplars of this strain, will serve our purposes well.
Again, I will postpone discussion on the ramifications of the concept of the diagonale until later.
Avec leur diagonale d'ecran de 14 cm ou plus, ils sont a mi-chemin entre le telephone et la tablette.
Je savais qu'il y aurait des espaces entre la defense et le milieu de terrain et que nous pourrions en profiter sur de longues diagonales.
las estrias verticales y diagonales encima de las formas fantasmales del
This reluctance is most evident in such hand-embroidered paintings as Red Diagonales (2000), whose repetitive patterns of meticulously crafted erotic figures, although superficially reminiscent of a poor Jackson Pollock knockoff, are actually in mockery of abstract expressionist machismo.
One entire section of Diagonales concentrates on what has been happening to the French language since TV has taken over.
This new esotericism calls for new forms of eroticism devoid of exotic or sentimental cliches that are often the stock of Orientalist literature: "Nos jambes se serpentent en diagonales, en courbes, en nodosites, effleurements inattendus que cymbalent, scintillantes, les emotions.
La formation de failles diagonales (inverses-senestres) au cours du troisieme episode a deforme les couches rouges; on l'attribue a l'orogenese alleghanienne du Permien.
Une conception qui fait de celles-ci des voies ornementales qui creent une composition monumentale dans le paysage urbain, et qui avec les voies en diagonales dans les districts non batis, rappellent les principes de l'urbanisme haussmanien [41].
In Frankfurt, Germany, a prestigious publication for Hispanists recently reviewed three ambitious studies of the hard-boiled vein: Nestor Ponce's Diagonales del genero: Estudios sobre el policial argentino (2001); Hubert Poppel's La novela policiaca en Colombia (2001); and Gabriel Holtzmann's Schaulust und Verbrechen: Eine Geschichte des Krimis als Mediengeschichte (1850-1950) (2001; Iberoamericana 3 [2003], 222-24).