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Meaning of QUADRAT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quad"rat\, n. [F. quadrat, cadrat. See {Quadrate}.]
1. (Print.) A block of type metal lower than the letters, --
   used in spacing and in blank lines. [Abbrev. quad.]

2. An old instrument used for taking altitudes; -- called
   also {geometrical square}, and {line of shadows}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Sample units or plots that vary in size, shape, number and arrangements, depending on the nature of the vegetation, site conditions and purpose of study.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a rectangular sampling unit.
 

 

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