quadrangle

  • 1 quadrangle — [ k(w)adrɑ̃gl ] n. m. • XIIIe; bas lat. quadrangulum ♦ Géom. Figure géométrique formée par quatre points (dont trois quelconques ne sont pas alignés) et les six droites qui les joignent deux à deux. ● quadrangle nom masculin (latin quadrangulus)… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Quadrangle — may refer to:*Quadrangle (architecture), a space or courtyard, usually square or rectangular in plan, the four sides of which are entirely or mainly occupied by parts of a large building *Quadrangle (geography), a United States Geological Survey… …

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  • 3 quadrangle — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. quadrangle (13c.), from L.L. quadrangulum four sided figure, properly neuter of Latin adjective quadrangulus having four quarters, from L. quattuor four (see FOUR (Cf. four)) + angulus angle (see ANGLE (Cf. angle) (n.)) …

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  • 4 quadrangle — [kwä′draŋ΄gəl] n. [ME < MFr < LL quadrangulum < L quadr < quattuor,FOUR + angulus,ANGLE1] 1. Geom. a plane figure with four angles and four sides 2. a) an area, as of a college campus, surrounded on its four sides by buildings …

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  • 5 Quadrangle — Quad ran gle, n. [F., fr. L. quadrangulum; quattuor four + angulus an angle. See {Four}, and {Angle} a corner.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) A plane figure having four angles, and consequently four sides; any figure having four angles. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 quadrangle — ► NOUN 1) a four sided geometrical figure, especially a square or rectangle. 2) a square or rectangular courtyard enclosed by buildings. DERIVATIVES quadrangular adjective. ORIGIN from Latin quadri four + angulus corner, angle …

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  • 7 Quadrangle —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Quadrangle (Mars).  Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Quadrangle », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Un quadrangle est la figure formée par quatre points A, B, C, D tels que… …

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  • 8 quadrangle — quadrangled, adj. /kwod rang geuhl/, n. 1. a plane figure having four angles and four sides, as a square. 2. a square or quadrangular space or court that is surrounded by a building or buildings, as on a college campus. 3. the building or… …

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  • 9 quadrangle — (koua dran gl ) s. m. 1°   Figure qui a quatre angles, quatre côtés. •   L on nomme de trois côtés ou triangles, celle [la figure] qui est contenue de trois lignes droites ; et de quatre côtés ou quadrangle, celle qui est comprise de quatre… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 quadrangle — noun /ˈkwɒdˌɹæŋ.ɡəl/ a) A geometric shape with four angles and four straight sides. I looked up from my desk and saw that suddenly there were big flakes twirling down into the quadrangle, settling on the carefully pruned shrubbery bordering the… …

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  • 11 quadrangle — UK [ˈkwɒdˌræŋɡ(ə)l] / US [ˈkwɑˌdræŋɡ(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms quadrangle : singular quadrangle plural quadrangles a square area in a school or university surrounded on all sides by buildings …

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  • 12 quadrangle — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin quadriangulum, from Latin, neuter of quadriangulus quadrangular, from quadri + angulus angle Date: 15th century 1. quadrilateral 2. a. a 4 sided enclosure especially when… …

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  • 13 quadrangle — [[t]kwɒ̱dræŋg(ə)l[/t]] quadrangles N COUNT: oft the N A quadrangle is an open square area with buildings round it, especially in a college or school …

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  • 14 quadrangle — quad•ran•gle [[t]ˈkwɒdˌræŋ gəl[/t]] n. 1) math. a plane figure having four angles and four sides, as a square 2) archit. a square or quadrangular space or court that is surrounded by a building or buildings, as on a college campus 3) archit. the… …

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  • 15 quadrangle — kvadratas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Judrusis kamuolio žaidimas, dabar – sportinis. Žaidžia 2 komandos po 10–20 žaidėjų 20×10 m dydžio aikštėje, kurią vidurio linija dalija į 2 lygius kvadratus (aikštės dydis priklauso… …

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  • 16 quadrangle — n. [L. quadrus, fourfold; angulus, angle] 1. Any figure having 4 angles. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In odonatan Zygoptera, a cell beyond the arculus; quadrangular adj …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 17 quadrangle — quad·ran·gle (kwodґrang gəl) 1. quadrilateral. 2. a dental instrument having four angulations in the shank connecting the handle, or shaft, with the working portion of the instrument, known as the blade, or nib. Cf. binangle, monangle, and… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 quadrangle — Synonyms and related words: Little Joe, arena, biquadrate, block, cincture, clos, close, confine, container, coop, court, courtyard, croft, curtilage, delimited field, enclave, enclosure, field, fold, forty, four, four part diaphony, foursome,… …

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  • 19 quadrangle — qua|dran|gle Mot Pla Nom masculí …

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  • 20 quadrangle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rectangle, square, quad, quadrilateral; yard, compound, court[yard], enclosure. See angularity, abode. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A four sided figure] Syn. quadrilateral, parallelogram, rhombus, square;… …

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