Rectangular - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rekˈtæŋɡjələr|  American pronunciation of the word rectangular
Brit.  |rɛkˈtaŋɡjʊlə|  British pronunciation of the word rectangular

adjective

- having four right angles

a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide

- having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles(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.

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