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rectangular

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

Definition of RECTANGULAR

1
:  shaped like a rectangle <a rectangular area>
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>
rect·an·gu·lar·i·ty \(ˌ)rek-ˌtaŋ-gyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun
rect·an·gu·lar·ly \rek-ˈtaŋ-gyə-lər-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of RECTANGULAR

circa 1560

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb
RECTANGULARLY Defined for Kids

rectangular

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

Definition of RECTANGULAR for Kids

:  shaped like a rectangle <a rectangular building>

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