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quad·ran·gle

 (kwŏd′răng′gəl)
n.
1. Mathematics A quadrilateral.
2.
a. A rectangular area surrounded on all four sides by buildings.
b. The buildings bordering this area.
3. The area of land shown on one atlas sheet charted by the US Geological Survey.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin quadrangulum, from Latin, neuter of quadrangulus, four-cornered : quadri-, quadri- + angulus, angle.]

quad·ran′gu·lar (-răng′gyə-lər) adj.
quad·ran′gu·lar·ly adv.

quadrangle

(ˈkwɒdˌræŋɡəl)
n
1. (Mathematics) geometry a plane figure consisting of four points connected by four lines. In a complete quadrangle, six lines connect all pairs of points
2. (Architecture) a rectangular courtyard, esp one having buildings on all four sides. Often shortened to: quad
3. (Architecture) the building surrounding such a courtyard
[C15: from Late Latin quadrangulum figure having four corners]
quadrangular adj

quad•ran•gle

(ˈkwɒdˌræŋ gəl)

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 buildings around such a space or court.
4. the area shown on a topographic map sheet of a standard size: a 15-minute quadrangle.
[1400–50; < Late Latin quadrangulum, derivative of Latin quadr(i)angulus four-cornered]
quad•ran′gu•lar (-gyə lər) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quadrangle - a four-sided polygonquadrangle - a four-sided polygon      
polygon, polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
parallelogram - a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
trapezium - a quadrilateral with no parallel sides
trapezoid - a quadrilateral with two parallel sides
2.quadrangle - a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"

quadrangle

noun square, quad (informal), court, courtyard, plaza, enclosure, precinct, piazza, cloister We were in this little room looking out on the quadrangle.

quadrangle

noun
An area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings:
Translations
شَكْل رُباعي
čtyřúhelníknádvoří
firkantet gård
nelikulmio
négyszögudvar
port
kiemas
četrstūrains pagalms/laukums
patrulater
dörtgen avlu

quadrangle

[ˈkwɒdræŋgl] N
1. (Geom) (with 4 angles) → cuadrilátero m, cuadrángulo m
2. (= courtyard) → patio m

quadrangle

[ˈkwɒdræŋgəl] n
(MATHEMATICS)quadrilatère m
(= courtyard) → cour f

quadrangle

n
(Math) → Viereck nt
(Archit) → (viereckiger) (Innen)hof

quadrangle

[ˈkwɒdˌræŋgl] n
a. (Math) → quadrangolo, quadrilatero
b. (courtyard) → cortile m (di collegio, scuola)

quadrangle

(ˈkwodrӕŋgl) noun
(abbreviation quad (kwod) ) a four-sided open space surrounded by buildings, especially in a school, college etc.

quadrangle

n. cuadrángulo, figura geométrica formada por cuatro ángulos.