diagonally diagonally  /daɪ ˈæ ɡə nə li/


  • (adv) in a diagonal manner


  1. Engineers then sank 41 parallel tubes diagonally under the foundation.
  2. In 1908 National City Bank moved to the corner diagonally opposite Bank of America.
  3. The Russian, being overtaken, had the right of way and held it, passing diagonally through the entire NATO fleet as the big ships refueled and moved beyond her.


  1. LG Demonstrates Higher-Resolution, Higher-Brightness Digital Signage Displays at InfoComm 2013

    ORLANDO, Fla., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by the industry's first 84-inch class (84.0 inch measured diagonally) "Ultra High-Definition" 4K digital signage display*, LG Electronics USA ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Gazette.Net: Bethesda synagogue, church produce

    The two buildings face each other diagonally across five lanes of hectic Old Georgetown Road traffic. Evident by one parking lot full-to-overflowing on Saturdays, the other on Sundays, both are vibrant houses of worship.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bethesda Gazette

  3. Surprisingly Versatile: Ostwald Helgason’s Jacquard Ruffle Dress

    Ostwald Helgason's multipurpose nude silk dress is sexy without being off-putting. It also feels sporty, featuring that fun sorbet stripe racing diagonally down to the under-pleated ruffle. Wear it with a sandal for an easy day look, or compliment the coral with a bold red suede heel for a look ... More »
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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