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## English adjective | |||

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

Samples | A diagonal line across the page. | ||

Similar | oblique | ||

Antonyms | parallel, perpendicular | ||

2. | diagonal having an oblique or slanted direction | ||

Synonyms | aslant, aslope, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping | ||

Similar | inclined | ||

Antonyms | horizontal, vertical, perpendicular | ||

## English noun | |||

1. | diagonal (shape) (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent | ||

Broader (hypernym) | straight line | ||

Domain category | geometry | ||

2. | diagonal (shape) a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric | ||

Synonyms | bias | ||

Broader (hypernym) | straight line | ||

3. | diagonal (group) an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard | ||

Samples | The bishop moves on the diagonals. | ||

Broader (hypernym) | line, line | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | main diagonal, principal diagonal, secondary diagonal | ||

Part meronym | checker board, checkerboard | ||

4. | diagonal (group) (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 | ||

Broader (hypernym) | set | ||

Part meronym | square matrix | ||

Domain category | math, mathematics, maths | ||

5. | diagonal (communication) a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information | ||

Synonyms | separatrix, slash, solidus, stroke, virgule | ||

Broader (hypernym) | punctuation, punctuation mark | ||

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.

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