adverb /ˈdaɪ.æɡ.nə.li,ˈdaɪ.æɡ.ən.ə.li/
In a diagonal manner, not square to any direction.

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  • Diagonally — Di*ag o*nal*ly, adv. In a diagonal direction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diagonally — [adv] at an angle askew, aslant, cater corner, catty corner, cornerwise, crosswise, kitty corner*, obliquely, on a slant, on the bias, slantingways, slantways, slantwise, slaunchways; concept 581 …   New thesaurus

  • diagonally — diagonal ► ADJECTIVE 1) denoting a straight line joining opposite corners of a rectangle, square, or other figure. 2) (of a line) straight and at an angle; slanting. ► NOUN ▪ a diagonal line. DERIVATIVES diagonally adverb. ORIGIN Greek diag …   English terms dictionary

  • diagonally — adverb in a diagonal manner she lives diagonally across the street from us • Derived from adjective: ↑diagonal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diagonally dominant matrix — In mathematics, a matrix is said to be diagonally dominant if for every row of the matrix, the magnitude of the diagonal entry in a row is larger than or equal to the sum of the magnitudes of all the other (non diagonal) entries in that row. More …   Wikipedia

  • diagonally split system — A dual circuit braking system in which each circuit brakes one front wheel and the diagonally opposite rear wheel, so that in the case of failure of one circuit reasonably balanced braking can be achieved. See dual brakes especially the picture …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • diagonally — adverb Date: 1541 in a diagonal manner …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diagonally — See diagonal. * * * …   Universalium

  • diagonally — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cornerways, slanting, askew; see cornerwise …   English dictionary for students

  • diagonally — adv. obliquely …   English contemporary dictionary

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