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The diagonal-thinking capability that balances short-term necessity with longer-term opportunity.
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These pairs are spaced apart so the grid looks like a checkerboard, with diagonals crossing every other square.
THE CURIOUS STRENGTH OF A SEA SPONGE’S GLASS SKELETONELENA RENKENJANUARY 11, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The skeleton of the Venus’ flower basket, however, has pairs of diagonals running in both directions rather than the single diagonals crisscrossing a typical truss.
THE CURIOUS STRENGTH OF A SEA SPONGE’S GLASS SKELETONELENA RENKENJANUARY 11, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
In so doing, it drops below the diagonal line, one of the only counties to do so.
TEXAS HAS MANAGED THE NEAR-IMPOSSIBLE: ITS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION LAWSUIT JUST GOT WORSEPHILIP BUMPDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It reduces the turning radius of the vehicle, which is handy in everyday situations, but it also allows the truck to drive on a sideways diagonal path, like a crab.
THE 2022 GMC ELECTRIC HUMMER LOOKS A LOT DIFFERENT THAN YOU MIGHT EXPECTSTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 21, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The entries of the table are a value called the “trace” of each matrix, calculated by summing the diagonal entries from the upper left of the matrix to the lower right.
THE ‘USELESS’ PERSPECTIVE THAT TRANSFORMED MATHEMATICSKEVIN HARTNETTJUNE 9, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Panels may be woven either length-wise (step 8), crosswise (step 8), diagonally across the mat (step 4), or in zigzags (step 3).
PHILIPPINE MATSHUGO H. MILLER
I secured a used broom, the longer and newer the better, and cut the straws off diagonally across the sweeping edge.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
The cloud passed across the straits diagonally to the south-west.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
The last half-league of the way is very steep, and leads to the ridge of a chain of hillocks running diagonally across the valley.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
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