(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. orthogonal, oblong, foursquare, square. See angularity.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. oblong, square, four-sided, quadrilateral, right-angled, orthogonal, foursquare, boxy, quadrangular, quadrate.

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  • rectangular — adjetivo 1. [Figura geométrica] que tiene uno o más ángulos rectos: tetraedro rectangular. 2. Que tiene figura de rectángulo: plaza rectangular, habitación rectangular …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • rectangular — 1. adj. Que tiene forma de rectángulo. 2. Geom. Perteneciente o relativo al ángulo recto. Coordenadas rectangulares. 3. Geom. Que contiene uno o más rectángulos. Pirámide rectangular …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Rectangular — Rec*tan gu*lar (r?k*t?n g?*l?r), a. [CF. F. rectangulaire.] Right angled; having one or more angles of ninety degrees. {Rec*tan gu*lar*ly} (r?k*t?n g?*l?r*l?), adv. {Rec*tan gu*lar*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rectangulär — Rectangulär, lat. deutsch, rechtwinklig; Rectangulum, Rechteck …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • rectangular — 1620s; see RECTANGLE (Cf. rectangle) + AR (Cf. ar) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rectangular — |èt| adj. 2 g. Diz se da figura cujos ângulos são retos.   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de retangular antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: retangular …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • rectangular — [rek taŋ′gyə lər] adj. 1. shaped like a rectangle; having four sides and four right angles 2. having right angled corners, or a base in the form of a rectangle, as a building 3. right angled rectangularity [rek′taŋ′lar′ə tē] n. rectangularly adv …   English World dictionary

  • rectangular — adjective Date: 1624 1. shaped like a rectangle < a rectangular area > 2. a. crossing, lying, or meeting at a right angle < rectangular axes > b. having edges, surfaces, or faces that meet at right angles ; having faces or surfaces shaped like… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rectangular — (Del lat. rectus, recto + angulus, ángulo.) ► adjetivo 1 GEOMETRÍA Del ángulo recto. 2 GEOMETRÍA Se aplica a la figura que tiene uno o más ángulos rectos. 3 GEOMETRÍA Que tiene forma de rectángulo. 4 GEOMETRÍA Se refiere a la figura que tiene uno …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • rectangular — adj. 1 a shaped like a rectangle. b having the base or sides or section shaped like a rectangle. 2 a placed at right angles. b having parts or lines placed at right angles. Phrases and idioms: rectangular coordinates coordinates measured along… …   Useful english dictionary

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