# Rectangular - definition, pronunciation, transcription

*Amer.*|rekˈtæŋɡjələr|

*Brit.*|rɛkˈtaŋɡjʊlə|

#### adjective ▼

- having four right angles

a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide

*(syn: orthogonal)*a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system

### Examples

a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide

The cake has a rectangular shape.

The cake was rectangular in shape.

...the rectangular pilasters spaced along the building's facade lend an air of classical grandeur...

Soccer is played on a rectangular field.