a parallelogram having four right angles.
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How to use rectangle in a sentence
In the spirit of unplugging, here are some products that help nudge us away from our glowing rectangles—if just for a little bit.
By reimagining the possible rectangles as collections of points within a special version of four-dimensional space, the pair found that all such loops contain sets of points that define rectangles of any desired proportion.
Starting at the long end closest to you, roll the rectangle tightly into a cylinder.Ease into Winter with Backcountry-Approved Comfort Food | Christina Bernstein | November 12, 2020 | Outside Online
Their hope was to prove that every possible rotation of the Möbius strip yielded an intersection point — which is equivalent to proving you can find rectangles with all possible aspect ratios.New Geometric Perspective Cracks Old Problem About Rectangles | Kevin Hartnett | June 25, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
Hugelmeyer created these addresses in a way that would turn out to be particularly useful for the overall goal of finding rectangles on a curve.New Geometric Perspective Cracks Old Problem About Rectangles | Kevin Hartnett | June 25, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
The heart of Wynwood is the six-block rectangle radiating from NW 2nd Avenue between 23rd and 26th Streets.Adventures in Miami’s Coolest South Beach Alternative | The Daily Beast | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The moist rectangle of cooked meat and molten blob of cheese are then layered in a hard roll.
“I care only about what is on the square or rectangle in front of me,” he said.
In the same way that square or rectangle frames separate a work of art from “reality,” our homes frame, define and separate us.
A huge 35mm film projector, click-clacking in our midst, shines a red rectangle onto a screen.
This rampart of dwellings was in the shape of a rectangle, and enclosed a large square or plaza containing a noble reservoir.Overland | John William De Forest
The ground plan is a simple rectangle, as shown in Figure 36, without partitions.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
In the darkened room, the device threw a rectangle of light on the wall.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
If two of the parallel sides of a rectangle are longer than the other two sides, as in Figure 66, it is called an oblong.Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught | Joshua Rose
A few dials and a glass meter hung beneath each two yard rounded-rectangle of opaque glass.The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
British Dictionary definitions for rectangle
a parallelogram having four right angles: Compare rhombus
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Scientific definitions for rectangle
A four-sided plane figure with four right angles.
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