quadrate

  • 1 quadrate B — ● B …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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. [1913 Webster] At which command, the powers militant… …

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  • 4 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] [1913 Webster] The objections of these speculatists of its forms do not… …

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  • 5 Quadrate — may refer to:* Quadrate bone * Quadrate (heraldry) …

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  • 6 quadrate — [kwä′drit, kwä′drāt΄; ] for v. [, kwä′drāt΄] adj. [ME < L quadratus, pp. of quadrare, to make square < quadrus, a square < quattuor,FOUR] 1. square or nearly square; rectangular 2. Zool. designating a bone or cartilage of the skull in… …

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  • 7 Quadrate — Quad rate, v. t. To adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for horizontal firing. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Quadrate — (Schriftg.), größere Ausschließungen (s.d. 3), welche meist vier od. fünf Gevierte ausmachen u. bes. zum Ausschließen der Ausgangszeilen benutzt werden …

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  • 9 quadrate — index comport (agree with) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 quadrate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ roughly square or rectangular. ORIGIN from Latin quadrare make square …

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  • 11 quadrate — adj., n., & v. adj. esp. Anat. & Zool. square or rectangular (quadrate bone; quadrate muscle). n. 1 a quadrate bone or muscle. 2 a rectangular object. v. 1 tr. make square. 2 intr. & tr. (often foll. by with) conform or make conform. Etymology:… …

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  • 12 quadrate — adj., n. /kwod rit, rayt/; v. /kwod rayt/, adj., n., v., quadrated, quadrating. adj. 1. square or rectangular. 2. Zool. of or pertaining to the quadrate. 3. Heraldry. (of a cross) having an enlarged square at the junction of the limbs: a cross… …

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  • 13 quadrate — noun kwɒdrət (also quadrate bone) Zoology a squarish bone in the skull of a bird or reptile, with which the jaw articulates. adjective kwɒdrət roughly square or rectangular. verb kwɒ dreɪt, kwɒdreɪt (usu. quadrate with) archaic conform. Origin ME …

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  • 14 quadrate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin quadratus, past participle of quadrare to make square, fit, from quadrum square; akin to Latin quattuor four Date: 14th century 1. being square or approximately square 2. of a heraldic cross… …

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  • 15 quadrate — quad·rate || kwÉ‘drÉ™t , reɪt / kwÉ’d n. square, rectangular; item shaped like a square or rectangle; bone between the base of the skull and lower jaw v. make square; adapt, suit, fit; make agree, make correspond adj. square, rectangular;… …

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  • 16 quadrate — adjective /ˈkwɒdrət / (say kwodruht) 1. square; rectangular. 2. Zoology of or relating to the quadrate. –noun /ˈkwɒdrət / (say kwodruht) 3. a square, or something square or rectangular. 4. Zoology one of a pair of bones in the skulls of many… …

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  • 17 quadrate —   v.i.,v.t. square; agree; make to agree; n. & a., square; oblong; Astronomy, distant 90° from each other.    ♦ quadratic, a. square; applied to algebraic expression containing square but no higher power of unknown quantity; n. such equation.… …

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  • 18 quadrate — a paired, triangular, deep, endochondral bone on which the mandible hinges, connecting the lower jaw to the palatine and hyoid arches. During evolution becomes the incus bone of the inner ear of mammals …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 19 quadrate — adj. [L. quadratus, squared] Having 4 sides in outline …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 20 quadrate — 1. adjective a) Having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and four right angles; square. b) Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square. 2. noun a) A plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence,… …

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