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synonyms for diagonal

  • crosswise
  • slanted
  • bevel
  • bias
  • cross
  • crossways
  • oblique
  • askew
  • beveled
  • biased
  • cater-cornered
  • catty-cornered
  • cornerways
  • kitty-cornered
  • skewing
  • slanting
  • transversal
  • transverse
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How to use diagonal in a sentence

Basically, it gives a rough measurement of the diagonal line you could draw between the bottom left and the upper right corners.
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The probability that they would guess correctly was the fraction of the area that was on the “correct” side of the diagonal dividing line.
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The first night, they fell asleep on a diagonal sofa, happy and warm.
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Pro skier Drew Petersen teamed up with Salomon TV and Switchback Entertainment to demonstrate the diagonal and A-frame ski-carry techniques.
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In further simulations, they varied the number of diagonals as well as their spacing and thickness to find the lattice that could sustain the most compression.
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The pillars are strengthened against lateral yielding by horizontal and diagonal bracing.
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It was built at Chatham, from the design of Mr. Oliver Lang, of mahogany and on the diagonal principle.
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Construction: diagonal principle, Dantzic oak without, horizontal planking of Italian larch.
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At the left of the doorway, a bay window, also heavily curtained, is set into the diagonal wall.
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At (a) the diagonal lines are used to distinguish the flat side of the neck from the round part of the bolt above it.
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WORDS RELATED TO DIAGONAL

  • chamfered
  • diagonal
  • oblique
  • slanting
  • sloping
  • angled
  • askance
  • askew
  • aslant
  • asymmetrical
  • awry
  • bent
  • cater-cornered
  • crooked
  • diagonal
  • distorted
  • diverging
  • inclined
  • leaning
  • on the bias
  • pitched
  • pitching
  • sideways
  • skew
  • slanted
  • sloping
  • strained
  • tilted
  • tilting
  • tipped
  • tipping
  • turned
  • twisted
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