
Definition of Rectangle
1. Noun. A parallelogram with four right angles.
Generic synonyms: Parallelogram
Derivative terms: Rectangular
Definition of Rectangle
1. n. A foursided figure having only right angles; a rightangled parallelogram.
2. a. Rectangular.
Definition of Rectangle
1. Noun. (geometry) A quadrilateral having opposing sides parallel and four right angles. ¹
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Definition of Rectangle
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Literary usage of Rectangle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago by Robert Simson, Euclid (1838)
"equal to the rectangle EA, AH, that is, to the given rectangle C, D; and that
which was required is done: but if EG, GL be unequal, ..."
2. Treatise on Conic Sections by Apollonius, Thomas Little Heath (1896)
"But the rectangle under K'Q', KQ has to the rectangle under K'RK the ratio
compounded of that of Q'K' to K'R, that is, of rQ to QQ', and of that of QK to KR ..."
3. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements by Euclid, Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1908)
"29] and let the square on D be equal to the rectangle A, B. ADBC E . Therefore the
square on D is medial; therefore D is also medial. [x. ..."
4. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The Spolygon for a 2 X 12in. rectangle will b« computed ai constructed. ...
Since the sides of the rectangle aie all parallel to the principal axes of the ..."
5. Public School Methods (1921)
"To illustrate: Suppose the sides of a rectangle are as 3 to 4, and the area 3 acres,
... A rectangle 3 by 4 rods is similar to the whole rectangle. ..."
6. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1893)
"GMD of Taking first the line and rectangle, as in Fig. (69). and putting
Straight "i "' for the lengths AB and CD, we suppose the rectangle to be Line from ..."