### What does **quadrate** mean?

## Definitions for **quadrate**ˈkwɒd rɪt, -reɪt; -reɪt

#### Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word **quadrate**.

### Princeton's WordNet

quadrate(noun)

a cubelike object

quadrate(adj)

a square-shaped object

quadrate(adj)

having four sides and four angles

### Wiktionary

quadrate(Noun)

A plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything having the outline of a square.

quadrate(Noun)

An aspect of the heavenly bodies in which they are distant from each other 90u00B0, or the quarter of a circle; quartile.

quadrate(Noun)

The quadrate bone.

quadrate(Verb)

To adjust (a gun) on its carriage.

quadrate(Verb)

To train (a gun) for horizontal firing.

quadrate(Verb)

To square (in various senses).

quadrate(Adjective)

Having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and four right angles; square.

quadrate(Adjective)

Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square.

quadrate(Adjective)

Square; even; balanced; equal; exact.

quadrate(Adjective)

Squared; suited; correspondent.

### Webster Dictionary

Quadrate(adj)

having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and four right angles; square

Quadrate(adj)

produced by multiplying a number by itself; square

Quadrate(adj)

square; even; balanced; equal; exact

Quadrate(adj)

squared; suited; correspondent

Quadrate(adj)

a plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything having the outline of a square

Quadrate(adj)

an aspect of the heavenly bodies in which they are distant from each other 90¡, or the quarter of a circle; quartile. See the Note under Aspect, 6.

Quadrate(adj)

the quadrate bone

Quadrate(adj)

to square; to agree; to suit; to correspond; -- followed by with

Quadrate(verb)

to adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for horizontal firing

**Origin:** [See Quadrate, a.]

### Freebase

Quadrate

In heraldry, an ordinary is described as quadrate when it has a square central boss. ⁕ Shield of Durham University: Argent, a cross paty quadrate gules; on a canton azure a chevron or between three lions rampant argent. ⁕ Banner of the Burgh of Markinch, Scotland: Gules, on a cross nowy quadrate argent a cock gules. ⁕ Gules, a cross paty quadrate or, charged with five mullets of six points gules: a chief arched ermine charged with two Cornish choughs proper - Vickers, England Only certain ordinaries are usually shown quadrate: the cross, the pale, and the fess – but not, for example, a bordure or chevron. A saltire quadrate has the square oblique: ⁕ Arms of North West Province, South Africa: Per saltire gules and azure, a saltire quadrate vert, fimbriated argent ...

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Quadrate

kwod′rāt,

*adj.*squared: having four equal sides and four right angles: divisible into four equal parts: (*fig.*) balanced: exact: suited.—*n.*a square or quadrate figure: the quadrate bone, that between the lower jaw and the cranium in birds and reptiles, suspending the lower jaw.—*v.i.*to square or agree with: to correspond.—*adj.***Quadrat′ic**, pertaining to, containing, or denoting a square.—*n.*(*alg.*) an equation in which the highest power of the unknown quantity is the second: an old instrument for measuring latitudes: (*pl.*) that branch of algebra which treats of quadratic equations.—*adj.***Quadratif′erous**, having a distinct quadrate bone.—*ns.***Quadrā′trix**, a curve by which may be found straight lines equal to the circumference of circles or other curves;**Quad′rāture**, a squaring: (*geom.*) the finding, exactly or approximately, of a square that shall be equal to a given figure of some other shape: the position of a heavenly body when 90° distant from another: (*Milt.*) a square space;**Quadrā′tus**, the*quadratus femoris*, or square muscle of the femur in man, the*quadratus lumborum*, that of the loins, the*depressor labii inferioris*, that of the chin, which draws down the upper lip.—**Quadrature of the circle**, the problem of squaring the circle, insoluble both by the arithmetical and the geometrical method.—**Method of quadratures**, the name applied to any arithmetical method of determining the area of a curve. [O. Fr.*quadrat*—L.*quadratus*, pa.p. of*quadrāre*, to square—*quatuor*, four.]

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of quadrate in Chaldean Numerology is:

**6**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of quadrate in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**6**

### Images & Illustrations of quadrate

# Translation

#### Find a translation for the **quadrate** definition in other languages:

Select another language:

#### Discuss these quadrate definitions with the community:

# Word of the Day

#### Would you like us to send you a **FREE** new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

# Citation

## Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

"quadrate." *Definitions.net.* STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 13 Dec. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/quadrate>.