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rectangular

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adjective rect·an·gu·lar \rek-ˈtaŋ-gyə-lər\

Definition of rectangular

  1. 1 :  shaped like a rectangle <a rectangular area>

  2. 2 a :  crossing, lying, or meeting at a right angle <rectangular axes> b :  having edges, surfaces, or faces that meet at right angles :  having faces or surfaces shaped like rectangles <rectangular parallelepipeds> <a rectangular solid>

rectangularity play \(ˌ)rek-ˌtaŋ-gyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun
rectangularly play \rek-ˈtaŋ-gyə-lər-lē\ adverb


Circa 1560

First Known Use of rectangular

circa 1560

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RECTANGULAR Defined for Kids

rectangular

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adjective rect·an·gu·lar \rek-ˈtaŋ-gyə-lər\

Definition of rectangular for Students

  1. :  shaped like a rectangle <a rectangular building>





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