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Meaning of RECTANGLE

Pronunciation:  'rek`tanggul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a parallelogram with four right angles
 

RECTANGLE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: box, foursquare, parallelogram, square

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    Note: 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.
    
    
  2. \Rec"tan`gle\, a.
    Rectangular. [R.]
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a rectangle in your dream, represents permanence, materialism and stability. Because of its four corners and four sides, it is also symbolic of the number 4.
 

 

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