Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Rectangle (Page: 1201)

Rec"tan`gle (r?k"t??`g'l), n. [F., fr. L. rectus right + angulus angle. See Right, and Angle.] (Geom.) A four-sided figure having only right angles; a right-angled parallelogram. &hand; As the area of a rectangle is expressed by the product of its two dimensions, the term rectangle is sometimes used for product; as, the rectangle of a and b, that is, ab.


Rectangle (Page: 1201)

Rec"tan`gle, a. Rectangular. [R.]