Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of rectangle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And so, I have - there are 50 pieces of fabric - 10 thin rectangles, 20 triangles and 20 squares.

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  • I have now come round to fish as a food option again, but it must come in rectangles.

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  • These are little pieces - the rectangles are about 3. 5x4.5 now.

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  • These are little pieces - the rectangles are about 3. 5x4.5 now.

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  • On this occasion the “squares” would be better described as rectangles, for to increase the firepower of the exposed sides, each division placed a complete dem-brigade in its front and rear and used the third regiment to form the shorter flanks.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • On this occasion the “squares” would be better described as rectangles, for to increase the firepower of the exposed sides, each division placed a complete dem-brigade in its front and rear and used the third regiment to form the shorter flanks.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • They're 3 x 9 and they'll be subway tile (you know -- the overlapping kind of rectangles that you see in old showers).

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  • With regard to shapes themselves, that is one of the things I happen to do at ITT Industries, and the modeling of odd shapes such as rectangles, boxes, these sorts of things, you know, one has to make certain assumptions, but in and of itself, it's not really as big of a deal.

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  • The last "rectangles," as they were called, would then be pulverised by concentrated artillery fire.

    Barbarossa

  • Degenerate cases, such as rectangles with zero height or width, or two exactly identical rectangles, are handled in a defined, but consistent way without affecting the general algorithm.

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