Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having four corners or angles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having four corners or angles.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Bring forth the four-cornered wind and the weaving of love!

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • If you've never seen one of these films, the Predator is your everyday mean-looking space alien, with the build of a pro wrestler, fleshy dreadlocks and a four-cornered, four-fanged monstrosity of a mouth.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Predators

  • The enzyme that broke open the beta-lactam ring, the four-cornered arrangement of atoms at the center of the penicillin molecule, inactivated and destroyed the drug: if you added penicillin to a culture of penicillin-resistant staph and then performed a test to find it, you would not be able to detect the drug.

    SUPERBUG

  • What all of these have in common is a four-cornered arrangement of atoms at the center of the drug molecule, called the beta-lactam ring.

    SUPERBUG

  • What all of these have in common is a four-cornered arrangement of atoms at the center of the drug molecule, called the beta-lactam ring.

    SUPERBUG

  • The enzyme that broke open the beta-lactam ring, the four-cornered arrangement of atoms at the center of the penicillin molecule, inactivated and destroyed the drug: if you added penicillin to a culture of penicillin-resistant staph and then performed a test to find it, you would not be able to detect the drug.

    SUPERBUG

  • What all of these have in common is a four-cornered arrangement of atoms at the center of the drug molecule, called the beta-lactam ring.

    SUPERBUG

  • "The Tsitsis represents four-cornered garments, which ancient Jews wore" he explained, "in contrast to pagans who did not," My patient quickly added the Titsis was not considered mandatory to wear but rather a Mitzvoh and part of an affectionate tradition which many Jews like to honor.

    On Pesach Eve: The Muslim and Her Inner Jew

  • The enzyme that broke open the beta-lactam ring, the four-cornered arrangement of atoms at the center of the penicillin molecule, inactivated and destroyed the drug: if you added penicillin to a culture of penicillin-resistant staph and then performed a test to find it, you would not be able to detect the drug.

    SUPERBUG

  • Myriams hair was up in a bun, she wore a nose stud in the shape of a four-cornered star, and she had on a white Irish pub T-shirt and rubber slippers with roses painted on them.

    The Foie Gras Wars

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