[dahy-ag-uh-nl, -ag-nl] /daɪˈæg ə nl, -ˈæg nl/
having an oblique direction.
having oblique lines, ridges, markings, etc.
a diagonal line or plane.
a diagonal row, part, pattern, etc.
Manège. (of a horse at a trot) the foreleg and the hind leg, diagonally opposite, which move forward simultaneously.
Mathematics. a set of entries in a square matrix running either from upper left to lower right (main diagonal or principal diagonal) or lower left to upper right (secondary diagonal)
Chess. one of the oblique lines of squares on a chessboard:
He advanced his bishop along the open diagonal.
(maths) connecting any two vertices that in a polygon are not adjacent and in a polyhedron are not in the same face
marked with slanting lines or patterns
(maths) a diagonal line or plane
(chess) any oblique row of squares of the same colour
cloth marked or woven with slanting lines or patterns
something put, set, or drawn obliquely
another name for solidus (sense 1)
one front leg and the hind leg on the opposite side of a horse, which are on the ground together when the horse is trotting
1540s (implied in diagonally), from Middle French diagonal, from Latin diagonalis, from diagonus “slanting line,” from Greek diagonios “from angle to angle,” from dia- “across” (see dia-) + gonia “angle,” related to gony “knee” (see knee (n.)). As a noun, from 1570s.
Adjective Connecting two nonadjacent corners in a polygon or two nonadjacent corners in a polyhedron that do not lie in the same face.
Noun A diagonal line segment.
[dahy-uh-lek-tik] /ˌdaɪ əˈlɛk tɪk/ adjective, Also, . 1. of, relating to, or of the nature of logical argumentation. 2. . noun 3. the art or practice of logical discussion as employed in investigating the truth of a theory or opinion. 4. logical argumentation. 5. Often, dialectics. 6. . 7. dialectics, (often used with a singular […]
[dahy-uh-lek-ti-kuh l] /ˌdaɪ əˈlɛk tɪ kəl/ adjective 1. . 2. of or characteristic of a ; . /ˌdaɪəˈlɛktɪkəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to dialectic or dialectics adj. “argumentative,” 1540s; see dialectic + -al (1).
[dih-fyoo-zuh-buh l] /dɪˈfyu zə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being .
[dih-loo-shuh n, dahy-] /dɪˈlu ʃən, daɪ-/ noun 1. the act of or the state of being . 2. something . /daɪˈluːʃən/ noun 1. the act of diluting or state of being diluted 2. a diluted solution n. 1640s, noun of action from past participle stem of Latin diluere (see dilute). dilution di·lu·tion (dī-lōō’shən, dĭ-) n. […]