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English adjective: rectangular

1. rectangular having four right angles

SamplesA rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide.

Similarangular, angulate


2. rectangular having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles

SamplesWind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes.
A rectangular Cartesian coordinate system.



Antonymsoblique, parallel

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