Meaning of RECTANGULAR in English

RECTANGULAR

(ˈ)rek|taŋgyələ(r), -taiŋ- adjective

Etymology: Medieval Latin rectangul us having a right angle + English -ar

1. : having a flat surface shaped like a rectangle

2.

a. : crossing, lying, or meeting at a right angle

rectangular axes

b. : having edges, surfaces, or faces that meet at right angles : having faces or surfaces shaped like rectangles

rectangular parallelepipeds

rectangular blocks

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