The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information

3 definitions found
 for rectangular
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rectangular \Rec*tan"gu*lar\ (r?k*t?n"g?*l?r), a. [CF. F.
     Right-angled; having one or more angles of ninety degrees. --
     Rec*tan"gu*lar*ly (r?k*t?n"g?*l?r*l?), adv. --
     Rec*tan"gu*lar*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having four right angles; "a rectangular figure twice as
             long as it is wide"
      2: having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right
         angles; "wind and sea may displace the ship's center of
         gravity along three orthogonal axes"; "a rectangular
         Cartesian coordinate system" [syn: orthogonal,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "rectangular":
     cube-shaped, cubed, cubic, cubiform, cuboid, diced, elliptical,
     elongated, foursquare, normal, oblong, oblongated, oblongitudinal,
     orthodiagonal, orthogonal, orthometric, perpendicular,
     quadrangular, quadrate, quadriform, quadrilateral, rhombic,
     rhomboid, right-angle, right-angled, right-angular, square,
     tetragonal, tetrahedral, trapezohedral, trapezoid

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org