how to pronounce diagonal

daɪæɡənəl

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meanings of diagonal

noun:

  1. Synonym of slash ⟨/⟩.
  2. A line or plane at an oblique angle to another.
  3. Anything forming or resembling such a line.
  4. A line or cut across a fabric at an oblique angle to its sides.
  5. A line joining non-adjacent vertices of a polygon.

adjective:

  1. Joining two nonadjacent vertices (of a polygon or polyhedron).
  2. Having a slanted or oblique direction.
  3. Having slanted or oblique lines or markings.
  4. Of or related to the cater-corner (diagonally opposite) legs of a quadruped, whether the front left and back right or front right and back left.

name:

  1. A city and town in Iowa.

words with pronunciation similar to diagonal

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