Definition of Diagonals

1. Noun. (plural of diagonal) ¹



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Definition of Diagonals

1. diagonal [n] - See also: diagonal

Lexicographical Neighbors of Diagonals

diagonalisation
diagonalisations
diagonalise
diagonalised
diagonalises
diagonalising
diagonalizability
diagonalizable
diagonalization
diagonalizations
diagonalize
diagonalized
diagonalizes
diagonalizing
diagonally
diagonals (current term)
diagonial
diagram
diagram chase
diagram chases
diagram chasing
diagramed
diagraming
diagramless
diagrammable
diagrammatic
diagrammatical
diagrammatically
diagrammatics
diagramme

Literary usage of Diagonals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1863)
"The diagonals of any inscribed, and of the corresponding circumscribed quadrilateral ... In other words, e,, c2 are diagonals of the corresponding inscribed ..."

2. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1904)
"Comparison of Methods by diagonals and by Warped Surfaces.—Although the surveyor has a choice of two sets of diagonals when this method is used, ..."

3. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1910)
"General Case of Double diagonals in a Pratt System. - In Art. 222. Part I, an example of equal double diagonals was analyzed. assuming the chord members to ..."

4. Textile design and colour by William Watson (1912)
"CHAPTER IV FANCY TWILLS AND DIAMOND DESIGNS Fancy Twills—Large diagonals—Shaded Twills—diagonals on Sateen Bases—Spotted and Figured Twills—Pointed Waved, ..."

5. How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries by Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly (1921)
"Given the bombe shape, it was inevitable for the architect to arrive soon at the use of ridge ribs between the diagonals. The Plantagenet vault par ..."

6. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1891)
"Two diagonale, A.—The diagonals have four summits ; we must have outside each ... But the two top summits of the diagonals, or the two bottom summits, ..."

7. Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roofs by De Volson Wood (1876)
"It evidently makes some difference whether the diagonals are bracet or ties when ... 103, if the diagonals are ties, the member b 3 will be the active one, ..."

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