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diagonal
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
a straight line connecting opposite corners of a rectangle; or any slope that could connect the corners of an imaginary rectangle that has one side parallel to the floor
  • A shadow cut diagonally across his face.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (16% in)
  • If we take the horizontal as the one-dimensional, the vertical as the two-dimensional, the diagonal as the three-dimensional, and the interpenetration of spaces as the fourth-dimensional—architecture being a fourth-dimensional art—we can see quite simply that this building is homaloidal, or—in the language of the layman—flat.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (82% in)
  • Two diagonal ridges stood out faintly on his forehead, parallel with his slanting eyebrows.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (20% in)
  • The diagonal lines stood out sharper on Wynand's forehead.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (20% in)
  • There were a few lights, cars parked diagonally at the curb, a movie theater, a store window displaying pink underwear among kitchen utensils.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (67% in)

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