Definitions for: Quadrangle


[n] a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
[n] a four-sided polygon



Webster (1913) 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.

Synonyms: quad, quadrilateral, tetragon

See Also: area, parallelogram, polygon, polygonal shape, trapezium, trapezoid


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