Examples from the Web for rectangle
“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.
I turn the business letter one quarter turn to the right and roll it again into a rectangle, folding this into thirds.
The rifle was laid in the blanket somewhat on a bias to the rectangle blanket form.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
In a few cases the rectangle is closed at top and bottom but has no middle cross bar .
The town, as it is known to us from excavation and observation, formed a rectangle 620 yds.Ancient Town-Planning|F. Haverfield
Near the end of the rectangle lay an indistinct, crumpled, oblong figure.Rebels of the Red Planet|Charles Louis Fontenay
At first I had intended to limit my teaching to the most important names, such as square, rectangle, circle.Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook|Maria Montessori
British Dictionary definitions for rectangle
Word Origin for rectangle
Word Origin and History for rectangle
1570s, from Middle French rectangle (16c.) and directly from Late Latin rectangulum, from rect-, comb. form of Latin rectus "right" (see right (adj.1)) + Old French angle (see angle (n.)). Medieval Latin rectangulum meant "a triangle having a right angle."