diagonal

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[dʌɪˈaɡ(ə)n(ə)l], (Adjective)

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- (of a straight line) joining two opposite corners of a square, rectangle, or other straight-sided shape.


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Origin:
mid 16th century: from Latin diagonalis, from Greek diagōnios ‘from angle to angle’, from dia ‘through’ + gōnia ‘angle’


[dʌɪˈaɡ(ə)n(ə)l], (Noun)

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- a straight line joining two opposite corners of a square, rectangle, or other straight-sided shape.


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