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di·ag·o·nal

diagonal

 
pronunciation:
daI ae g nl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: joining one corner to the opposite corner of a square, rectangle, or other flat shape with straight sides.
definition 2: having slanting lines or markings.
This skirt is made of a fabric with diagonal stripes.
derivation: diagonally (adv.)
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The word diagonal contains the following parts:
dia-, di-1 Greek prefix that means across, apart, through, throughout
gon Greek root that means angle
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