# quadrature

[kwod-ruh-cher, -choo r]

## Origin of quadrature

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### Historical Examples of quadrature

Possibly the one who wrote on the quadrature of the circle in 1881.

A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)Augustus de Morgan

In six dialogues: the sixth contains a quadrature of the circle.

A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)Augustus De Morgan

His attempt to prove the impossibility of the quadrature appeared in 1645.

A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)Augustus De Morgan

More curious than his quadrature is his name; what are we to make of it?

A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)Augustus De Morgan

He carried the quadrature of the circle to 120 decimal places.

The Every Day Book of History and ChronologyJoel Munsell

## quadrature

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## quadrature

[kwŏd′rə-chur′]

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