Meaning of DIAGONAL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ daɪægən(ə)l ]
A diagonal line or movement goes in a sloping direction, for example, from one corner of a square across to the opposite corner.
...a pattern of diagonal lines.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
Vaulting the stile, he headed diagonally across the paddock...
ADV : ADV with v , oft ADV prep
A diagonal is a line that goes in a sloping direction.
The bed linen is patterned in stylish checks, stripes, diagonals and triangles.
In geometry, a diagonal is a straight line that joins two opposite corners in a flat four-sided shape such as a square.
Mark five points an equal distance apart along the diagonals.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006