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  • adj. rectangular

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Rectangular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a right angle or right angles; right-angled.
  • In heraldry, forming a right angle, or broken twice, forming two right angles: said of a heraldic line and also of a division of the field so bounded by it: as, a chief rectangled.


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