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di·ag·o·nal

 (dī-ăg′ə-nəl)
adj.
1. Mathematics
a. Joining two nonadjacent vertices of a polygon.
b. Joining two vertices of a polyhedron not in the same face.
2. Having a slanted or oblique direction.
3. Having oblique lines or markings.
4. Relating to or being the front left and back right feet or the front right and back left feet of a quadruped.
n.
1. Mathematics A diagonal line or plane.
2. Something, such as a row, course, or part, that is arranged obliquely.
3. A fabric woven with diagonal lines.
4. A virgule.

[Latin diagōnālis, from Greek diagōnios, from angle to angle : dia-, dia- + gōniā, angle, corner; see genu- in Indo-European roots.]

di·ag′o·nal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.diagonally - in a diagonal manner; "she lives diagonally across the street from us"

diagonally

adverb aslant, obliquely, on the cross, at an angle, crosswise, on the bias, cornerwise He headed diagonally across the field.
Translations
بِخَطٍ قُطْري
šikmoúhlopříčně
diagonalt
átlósan
skáhallt; á ská
köşeleme

diagonally

[daɪˈægənəlɪ] ADV [cut, fold] → diagonalmente, en diagonal
to go diagonally acrosscruzar diagonalmente
diagonally oppositediagonalmente opuesto

diagonally

[daɪˈægənəli]
adv (= slantwise) → en diagonale
diagonally opposite sb/sth → en diagonale par rapport à qn/qch

diagonally

advdiagonal; (loosely: = crossways) → schräg; he crossed the street diagonallyer ging schräg über die Straße; diagonally across something (walk)schräg über etw (acc); be placedschräg über etw (dat); diagonally across from or opposite somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache (dat)schräg gegenüber

diagonally

[daɪˈægənlɪ] adv (cut, fold) → in diagonale, diagonalmente
to go diagonally across → attraversare in senso or in direzione diagonale
diagonally opposite → dall'altra parte in diagonale

diagonal

(daiˈӕgənl) noun
a line going from one corner to the opposite corner. The two diagonals of a rectangle cross at the centre.
diˈagonally adverb
in a diagonal line. He walked diagonally across the field.
References in classic literature ?
But, on the other hand, they connect diagonally, and the sprawling outlines run off in great slanting waves of optic horror, like a lot of wallowing seaweeds in full chase.
We had often noticed that many of the students wore a colored silk band or ribbon diagonally across their breasts.
The flooring, of diagonally set narrow boards, was uncarpeted and unpolished.
If slanted, the Nautilus, according to this inclination, and under the influence of the screw, either sinks diagonally or rises diagonally as it suits me.
This mount of bright colours descended diagonally from the first floor to the carpet that covered the sidewalk.
They were now advancing diagonally upon the chain of Wind River Mountains, which lay between them and Green River valley.
At first, the only effect was the strengthening of the faint lines in the skull; but, upon persevering in the experiment, there became visible, at the corner of the slip, diagonally opposite to the spot in which the death's-head was delineated, the figure of what I at first supposed to be a goat.
An effort was, however, made to do so; and at the corner diagonally opposite, stood a new building that was in tended, by its occupants, to look down all opposition.
The wax-light flamed furiously under the effects of a fresh breeze which stole in through the chinks of the door and the window, and cut the salle diagonally.
A current, however, sets diagonally to the left of this rocky barrier, where there is a chasm forty-five yards in width.
The derelict's forehead is punched in, starred across, and rent diagonally.
A few seconds later a hissing wave-top slashed diagonally across the boat, smote Uncle Salters between the shoulders, and drenched him from head to foot.