¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Diagonals

**1.** diagonal [n] - See also: diagonal

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Diagonals

### 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, ..."