Definitions for: Quadrantal






Webster (1913) Definition: Quad*ran"tal, a. [L. quadrantalis containing the
fourth fourth part of a measure.] (Geom.)
Of or pertaining to a quadrant; also, included in the fourth
part of a circle; as, quadrantal space.

Quadrantal triangle, a spherical triangle having one side
equal to a quadrant or arc of 90[deg].

Quadrantal versor, a versor that expresses rotation through
one right angle.


Quad*ran"tal, n. [L.]
1. (Rom. Antiq.) A cubical vessel containing a Roman cubic
foot, each side being a Roman square foot; -- used as a
measure.

2. A cube. [R.]


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