Translation of diagonal in Spanish:

diagonal

Pronunciation: /daɪˈægənl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [line] diagonal; [path] en diagonal
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    • Draw two diagonal lines dividing the square and the rectangle into triangles.
    • One option is to draw a diagonal line between two opposite points to represent movement between here and there.
    • The design was very nice, with diagonal lines forming a grid, each square filled with a snapshot of the movie in rich, warm tones.
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    • The film, with the exception of one shot, is composed of precisely two camera angles: a diagonal shot from the dashboard towards the passenger seat, and another, similar shot towards the driver seat.
    • Pencil-thin diagonal blues and greens angle across the surface like tracer-bullet tracks streaking across a movie screen.
    • Score the squid by holding the knife at an angle and making diagonal cuts, taking care not to cut right through.

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