diagonally

[ dahy-ag-uh-nl, -ag-nl ]SEE DEFINITION OF diagonally
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIAGONALLY

The thong was cut across, diagonally, almost as clean as though done by a knife.

But he hurried on, diagonally, across the big cavern-like hall.

She swung us diagonally away from both the camp and the brigand ship.

We caught the fellow as he was diagonally crossing the street.

These branched off diagonally or at right angles, and were more or less deep and steep.

The bays must then be diagonally measured as already explained.

Across his chest, diagonally, was a garland of the same flowers.

One of them can extend across (diagonally) from post to post.

The wand was so long that it went into her suitcase only by laying it in diagonally.

The men were sitting just to the left of the doorway, diagonally across from him.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s (implied in diagonally), from Middle French diagonal, from Latin diagonalis, from diagonus "slanting line," from Greek diagonios "from angle to angle," from dia- "across" (see dia-) + gonia "angle," related to gony "knee" (see knee (n.)). As a noun, from 1570s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIAGONALLY

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