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6 definitions found
 for Quadrate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadrate \Quad"rate\, v. t.
     To adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for
     horizontal firing.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadrate \Quad"rate\, n. [L. quadratum. See Quadrate, a.]
     1. (Geom.) A plane surface with four equal sides and four
        right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything
        having the outline of a square.
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              At which command, the powers militant
              That stood for heaven, in mighty quadrate joined.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. (Astrol.) An aspect of the heavenly bodies in which they
        are distant from each other 90[deg], or the quarter of a
        circle; quartile. See the Note under Aspect, 6.
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     3. (Anat.) The quadrate bone.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadrate \Quad"rate\, a. [L. quadratus squared, p. p. of
     quadrare to make four-cornered, to make square, to square, to
     fit, suit, from quadrus square, quattuor four. See
     Quadrant, and cf. Quadrat, Quarry an arrow, Square.]
     1. Having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and
        four right angles; square.
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              Figures, some round, some triangle, some quadrate.
                                                    --Foxe.
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     2. Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square. "
        Quadrate and cubical numbers." --Sir T. Browne.
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     3. Square; even; balanced; equal; exact. [Archaic] " A
        quadrate, solid, wise man." --Howell.
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     4. Squared; suited; correspondent. [Archaic] " A generical
        description quadrate to both." --Harvey.
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     Quadrate bone (Anat.), a bone between the base of the lower
        jaw and the skull in most vertebrates below the mammals.
        In reptiles and birds it articulates the lower jaw with
        the skull; in mammals it is represented by the malleus or
        incus.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadrate \Quad"rate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quadrated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Quadrating.] [See Quadrate, a.]
     To square; to agree; to suit; to correspond; -- followed by
     with. [Archaic]
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           The objections of these speculatists of its forms do
           not quadrate with their theories.        --Burke.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quadrate
      adj 1: having four sides and four angles
      n 1: a cubelike object
      2: a square-shaped object

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "quadrate":
     accommodate, accord, adjust, check, comport, conform, correspond,
     cube, cube-shaped, cubed, cubic, cubiform, cuboid, dice, diced,
     dovetail, fit, fit in, form fours, foursquare, go, harmonize,
     make four, oblong, orthogonal, quadrangular, quadratic, quadriform,
     quadrilateral, reconcile, rectangular, rhombic, rhomboid, square,
     suit, tailor, tetragonal, tetrahedral, trapezohedral, trapezoid
  
  

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