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quadrilateral

quad·ri·lat·er·al

 (kwŏd′rə-lăt′ər-əl)
n.
A polygon having four sides.
adj.
Having four sides.

quadrilateral

(ˌkwɒdrɪˈlætərəl)
adj
(Mathematics) having or formed by four sides
n
(Mathematics) Also called: tetragon a polygon having four sides. A complete quadrilateral consists of four lines and their six points of intersection

quad•ri•lat•er•al

(ˌkwɒd rəˈlæt ər əl)

adj.
1. having four sides.
n.
2. Geom.
a. a polygon with four sides.
b. a figure formed by four straight lines that have six points of intersection.
[1640–50; < Latin quadrilater(us) four-sided + -al1. See quadri-, lateral]
quad`ri•lat′er•al•ly, adv.

quad·ri·lat·er·al

(kwŏd′rə-lăt′ər-əl)
A polygon that has four sides, such as a rectangle or rhombus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quadrilateral - a four-sided polygonquadrilateral - 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
Adj.1.quadrilateral - having four sides
many-sided, multilateral - having many parts or sides
Translations
رُباعي الأضْلاع
čtyřúhelník
firkant
nelikulmio
fjórhliîa hlutur
四角形四辺形
ketursienis
četrstūris
vierhoekvierhoekig
štvoruholník

quadrilateral

[ˌkwɒdrɪˈlætərəl]
A. ADJcuadrilátero
B. Ncuadrilátero m

quadrilateral

adj (Math) → vierseitig
nViereck nt

quadrilateral

[ˌkwɒdrɪˈlætrl] adjquadrilatero/a

quadrilateral

(kwodriˈlӕtərəl) noun
a two-dimensional figure with four straight sides.
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