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 for Diagonal molding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diagonal \Di*ag"o*nal\, a. [L. diagonalis, fr. Gr. ? from to
     angle; dia` through + ? an angle; perh. akin to E. knee: cf.
     F. diagonal.] (Geom.)
     Joining two not adjacent angles of a quadrilateral or
     multilateral figure; running across from corner to corner;
     crossing at an angle with one of the sides.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Diagonal bond (Masonry), herringbone work. See
        Herringbone, a.
  
     Diagonal built (Shipbuilding), built by forming the outer
        skin of two layers of planking, making angles of about
        45[deg] with the keel, in opposite directions.
  
     Diagonal cleavage. See under Cleavage.
  
     Diagonal molding (Arch.), a chevron or zigzag molding.
  
     Diagonal rib. (Arch.) See Cross-springer.
  
     Diagonal scale, a scale which consists of a set of parallel
        lines, with other lines crossing them obliquely, so that
        their intersections furnish smaller subdivisions of the
        unit of measure than could be conveniently marked on a
        plain scale.
  
     Diagonal stratification. (Geol.) Same as Cross bedding,
        under Cross, a.
        [1913 Webster]

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