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Meaning of QUADRANGLE

Pronunciation:  'kwâd`ranggul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
  2. [n]  a four-sided polygon
 

QUADRANGLE is a 10 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: quad, quadrilateral, tetragon
 
 See Also: area, parallelogram, polygon, polygonal shape, trapezium, trapezoid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quad"ran`gle\, n. [F., fr. L. quadrangulum; quattuor
four + angulus an angle. See {Four}, and {Angle} a corner.]
1. (Geom.) A plane figure having four angles, and
   consequently four sides; any figure having four angles.

2. A square or quadrangular space or inclosure, such a space
   or court surrounded by buildings, esp. such a court in a
   college or public school in England.

 

 

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