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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


Antonymsrounded

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.


Synonymsorthogonal


Similarperpendicular


Antonymsoblique, parallel









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