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