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 having a slanted or oblique direction, lines or markings
 of the front left and back right (or the front right and back left) legs of a horse etc
 (mathematics) that joins two nonadjacent vertices of a polygon or polyhedron
 something arranged diagonally or obliquely
 (mathematics) a diagonal line or plane
 a virgule
 The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Di*ag"o*nal (?), a. [L.
diagonalis, fr. Gr. &?; from to angle; dia` through
+ &?; an angle; perh. akin to E. knee: cf. F.
diagonal.] (Geom.) Joining two not adjacent angles
of a quadrilateral or multilateral figure; running across from corner
to corner; crossing at an angle with one of the sides. Diagonal bond(Masonry), herringbone
work. See Herringbone, a. 
Diagonal built(Shipbuilding), built by
forming the outer skin of two layers of planking, making angles of
about 45° with the keel, in opposite directions. 
Diagonal cleavage. See under
Cleavage.  Diagonal molding(Arch.), a chevron or zigzag molding. 
Diagonal rib. (Arch.)See Cross
springer.  Diagonal scale, a scale
which consists of a set of parallel lines, with other lines crossing
them obliquely, so that their intersections furnish smaller
subdivisions of the unit of measure than could be conveniently marked
on a plain scale.  Diagonal stratification.
(Geol.)Same as Cross bedding, under Cross,
a.Di*ag"o*nal (?), n. 1.
A right line drawn from one angle to another not adjacent, of a
figure of four or more sides, and dividing it into two
parts. 2. (Engin.) A member, in a framed
structure, running obliquely across a panel. 3. A diagonal cloth; a kind of cloth having
diagonal stripes, ridges, or welts made in the weaving.
 Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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