on a diagonal

Definition of on a diagonal

:corner to corner across the center :diagonally
  • The stone wall cuts across the field on a diagonal.

Word by Word Definitions

diagonal play
  1. : joining two vertices of a rectilinear figure that are nonadjacent or two vertices of a polyhedral figure that are not in the same face

  2. : passing through two nonadjacent edges of a polyhedron

  3. : inclined obliquely from a reference line (such as the vertical)

  1. : a diagonal straight line or plane

  2. : a diagonal direction

  3. : a diagonal row, arrangement, or pattern


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