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diagonal

adjective

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running in a slanting direction
  • the diagonal design ran up the wall all the way from the lower left to the upper right-hand corner

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diagonal

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Synonyms & Antonyms of diagonal (Entry 2 of 2)

the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • the ramp was set at a low diagonal to make it easier for physically challenged patrons

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The first known use of diagonal was in 1563

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“Diagonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diagonal. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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