# rectangular

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## rec·tan·gu·lar

(rĕk-tăng′gyə-lər)
1. Having the shape of a rectangle.
2. Having right angles or a rectangular base, side, or sides: a rectangular box.
3. Designating a geometric coordinate system with mutually perpendicular axes.

rec·tan′gu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.

## rectangular

(rɛkˈtæŋɡjʊlə)
1. (Mathematics) shaped like a rectangle
2. (Mathematics) having or relating to right angles
3. (Mathematics) mutually perpendicular: rectangular coordinates.
4. (Mathematics) having a base or section shaped like a rectangle
recˌtanguˈlarity n

## rec•tan•gu•lar

(rɛkˈtæŋ gyə lər)

1. shaped like a rectangle.
2. having a base or section in the form of a rectangle: a rectangular pyramid.
3. having one or more right angles.
4. forming a right angle.
[1615–25]
rec•tan`gu•lar′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Adj. 1 rectangular - having four right angles; "a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide"angulate, angular - having angles or an angular shape 2 rectangular - having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles; "wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes"; "a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system"orthogonalperpendicular - intersecting at or forming right angles; "the axes are perpendicular to each other"
Translations
مُسْتَطِيلُ الشَّكْلمُسْتَطيل الشَّكْل
obdélníkovýpravoúhlý
rektangulær
suorakulmainen
pravokutan
rétthyrndur

직사각형의
pravokoten
rektangulär
ที่เป็นสี่เหลี่ยมผืนผ้า
có hình chữ nhật

## rectangle

(ˈrektӕŋgl) noun
a two-dimensional, four-sided figure with opposite sides equal and all its angles right angles.

## rectangular

obdélníkový rektangulær suorakulmainen pravokutan 長方形の 직사각형의 rektangulär ที่เป็นสี่เหลี่ยมผืนผ้า có hình chữ nhật
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