What does quadrate mean?

Definitions for quadrate
ˈkwɒd rɪt, -reɪt; -reɪtquadrate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quadratenoun

    a cubelike object

  2. quadrateadjective

    a square-shaped object

  3. quadrateadjective

    having four sides and four angles

Wiktionary

  1. quadratenoun

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

  2. quadratenoun

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

  3. quadratenoun

    The quadrate bone.

  4. quadrateverb

    To adjust (a gun) on its carriage.

  5. quadrateverb

    To train (a gun) for horizontal firing.

  6. quadrateverb

    To square (in various senses).

  7. quadrateadjective

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

  8. quadrateadjective

    Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square.

  9. quadrateadjective

    Square; even; balanced; equal; exact.

  10. quadrateadjective

    Squared; suited; correspondent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadrateadjective

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

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  2. Quadrateadjective

    produced by multiplying a number by itself; square

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  3. Quadrateadjective

    square; even; balanced; equal; exact

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  4. Quadrateadjective

    squared; suited; correspondent

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  5. Quadrateadjective

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

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  6. Quadrateadjective

    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.

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  7. Quadrateadjective

    the quadrate bone

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  8. Quadrateadjective

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

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

  9. Quadrateverb

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

    Etymology: [See Quadrate, a.]

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. 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.]

Entomology

  1. Quadrate

    square or nearly so.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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