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Origin of quadrant
OTHER WORDS FROM quadrantquad·ran·tal [kwo-dran-tl], /kwɒˈdræn tl/, adjectivequad·rant·like, adjective
Words nearby quadrant
Example sentences from the Web for quadrant
If you imagine all the experiences we can have, from in-person to online, or recorded to live, up to now almost everything in life fit neatly into one of those quadrants.mmhmm, Phil Libin’s new startup, acquires Memix to add enhanced filters to its video presentation toolkit|Ingrid Lunden|October 23, 2020|TechCrunch
There was a sheet of plastic dividing us, and the market had been sectioned into quadrants for distance.
Point it south and it shows you the stars and planets in that quadrant of the sky.Apps for Kids Who Love to Read: Moonbot Studios, Touch Press, and More|Malcolm Jones|December 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It was a "one-quadrant" film, appealing only to adult women.
People forget all too readily, but Greenspan is a consultant to Pimco, the largest bond manager in this quadrant of the galaxy.
In the Eastern Quadrant will be seen some specimens of present-day attire, chiefly ladies' and children's dresses.Little Folks|Various
A quadrant of a circle is one quarter of the same, being bounded on two of its sides by two radial lines, as in Figure 49.Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught|Joshua Rose
There must also be change wheels, studs and quadrant plates, self-acting feed for surfacing and cross slide, and clamping nuts.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
The discovery of the latitude is easily effected by the quadrant, but the longitude is the difficulty.
"It is very nice here," said Boris Stefanovitch, looking across to the Quadrant with wistful, melancholy eyes.
British Dictionary definitions for quadrant
- a quarter of the circumference of a circle
- the area enclosed by two perpendicular radii of a circle and its circumference
- any of the four sections into which a plane is divided by two coordinate axes