Synonyms for Rectangle:

n.
• four • foursided figure • geometric figure cusp ,
 decagon ,
 dodecagon ,
 dodecahedron ,
 equilateral triangle ,
 heptagon ,
 hexagon ,
 hexahedron ,
 isosceles triangle ,
 octagon ,
 octahedron ,
 parallelepiped ,
 pentagon ,
 pentahedron ,
 polygon ,
 polyhedron ,
 rightangle triangle ,
 scalene triangle ,
 tetragon ,
 tetragram ,
 tetrahedron ,
 trapezoid ,
 triangle .
Other synonyms:
 box ,
 chevron ,
 cross ,
 cuboid ,
 diamond ,
 flare ,
 form ,
 foursided figure ,
 fractal ,
 oblong ,
 rightangled parallelogram .
Other relevant words:
 Oxygon ,
 Quadrinomial ,
 Quatrefoil ,
 Squaring ,
 Tetrapody ,
 basket ,
 biquadrate ,
 booth ,
 boxwood ,
 cage ,
 chest ,
 cuff ,
 figure ,
 foursquare ,
 lozenge ,
 matrix ,
 package ,
 plane ,
 quad ,
 quadrate ,
 quadratic ,
 quadruplet ,
 quatern ,
 quaternary ,
 quaternion ,
 quaternity ,
 rectangles ,
 rectangular ,
 rhomb ,
 rhomboid ,
 shape ,
 square dance ,
 tetract ,
 tetrad ,
 tetragrammaton ,
 tetralogy ,
 trigon ,
 wedge .

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Proper noun, singular
rectangular.

Proper noun, singular
What are the hypernyms for Rectangle?
A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
hypernyms for rectangle (as nouns)

shape
foursquare, square, box.

shape
What are the hyponyms for Rectangle?
Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
hyponyms for rectangle (as nouns)

shape
parallelogram.

shape
What are the opposite words for rectangle?
The word rectangle is a geometric shape defined as a foursided figure with four right angles. Antonyms for rectangle could be a circle, oval, or any other curvilinear shape. The opposite of a rectangle could also be an irregular shape or a figure with a varying number of sides. Other antonyms for the word rectangle could be a triangle, square, or rhombus, which are all different types of polygons. In contrast to a rectangle, these shapes do not have four right angles and may have different sides of varying lengths. The antonym for the word rectangle depends on the specific shape and properties one is comparing it with.
Usage examples for Rectangle
Passing casually along the main street and glancing into an open doorway one sometimes sees the passage falling downwards like an open shaft, the lower end a rectangle of blue dancing water!
"Cornwall"
He saw his father's figure pass across the dark rectangle of a window, saw the flash of lightning that suddenly printed his grim silhouette against the glass.
"Doom of the House of Duryea"
Anne's knees were none too steady, nor was her breath quite even as the door swung outward and Boone stood against its rectangle of light peering out with eyes unaccommodated to the dark.
"The Tempering"
Famous quotes with Rectangle

I made a photograph of a garden in Kyoto, the Zen garden, which is a rectangle. But a photograph taken from any one point will not show, well it shows a rectangle, but not with ninety degree angles.

The first book by an African American I read was Carl T. Rowan's memoir, . I found it on the bookshelf at the back of my fifthgrade classroom, an adult book. I can remember the quality of the morning on which I read. It was a sunlit morning in January, a Saturday morning, cold, high, empty. I sat in a rectangle of sunlight, near the grate of the floor heater in the yellow bedroom. And as I read, I became aware of warmth and comfort and optimism. I was made aware of my comfort by the knowledge that others were not, are not, comforted. Carl Rowan at my age was not comforted.

I could give here several other ways of tracing and conceiving a series of curved lines, each curve more complex than any preceding one, but I think the best way to group together all such curves and them classify them in order, is by recognizing the fact that all points of those curves which we may call "geometric," that is, those which admit of precise and exact measurement, must bear a definite relation to all points of a straight line, and that this relation must be expressed by a single equation. If this equation contains no term of higher degree than the rectangle of two unknown quantities, or the square of one, the curve belongs to the first and simplest class, which contains only the circle, the parabola, the hyperbola, and the ellipse; but when the equation contains one or more terms of the third or fourth degree in one or both of the two unknown quantities (for it requires two unknown quantities to express the relation between two points) the curve belongs to the second class; and if the equation contains a term of the fifth or sixth degree in either or both of the unknown quantities the curve belongs to the third class, and so on indefinitely.

The discovery of Hippocrates amounted to the discovery of the fact that from the relation (1)it follows thatand if , [then , and]The equations (1) are equivalent [by reducing to common denominators or cross multiplication] to the three equations (2)[or equivalently...and the solutions of Menaechmus described by Eutocius amount to the determination of a point as the intersection of the curves represented in a rectangular system of Cartesian coordinates by any two of the equations (2). Let AO, BO be straight lines placed so as to form a right angle at O, and of length respectively. Produce BO to and AO to . The solution now consists in drawing a parabola, with vertex O and axis O, such that its parameter is equal to BO or , and a hyperbola with O, O as asymptotes such that the rectangle under the distances of any point on the curve from O, O respectively is equal to the rectangle under AO, BO i.e. to . If P be the point of intersection of the parabola and hyperbola, and PN, PM be drawn perpendicular to O, O, i.e. if PN, PM be denoted by , the coordinates of the point P, we shall havewhenceIn the solution of Menaechmus we are to draw the parabola described in the first solution and also the parabola whose vertex is O, axis O and parameter equal to . The point P where the two parabolas intersect is given bywhence, as before,

â€œEntropy is a bitch,â€ I said. â€œNow, now,â€ said Aenea from where she was leaning on the terrace wall. â€œEntropy can be our friend.â€ â€œWhen?â€ I said. She turned around so that she was leaning back on her elbows. The building behind her was a dark rectangle, serving to highlight the glow of her sunburned skin. â€œIt wears down empires,â€ she said. â€œAnd does in despotisms.â€
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