Definition Of diagonial

noun

(of a straight line) joining two opposite corners of a square, rectangle, or other straight-sided shape.

Draw two diagonal lines dividing the square and the rectangle into triangles.

a straight line joining two opposite corners of a square, rectangle, or other straight-sided shape.

Do this at a diagonal , from one corner of the square to the opposite corner.

Example Of diagonial

  • diagonal seat belt

  • A diagonal line separated a triangle of white and another of blue that together formed a rectangle.

  • After a queen pawn opening, Hort threatened mate on the long diagonal .

  • Arrange in a circle, in corners or in a diagonal .

  • At one point the dancer stamped nimbly in a diagonal line across the stage and stopped in the front corner.


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