Definitions

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  • noun mathematics A closed curve having properties intermediate between those of a square and a circle
  • noun geometry A geometrical shape defined by the boolean intersection of a square and a concentric circle whose diameter is greater than the length of the side of the square, but less than the length of the diagonal of the square

Etymologies

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Blend of square and circle

Examples

  • It's an unusual square (or "squircle") vertical slider, with a small 2. 6-inch

    Fast Company

  • It's unclear where this would fit; all we can see is that it retains the "squircle" and it's packing a large widescreen.

    Gizmodo

  • Wash., company will discontinue its previous offerings, which included high-capacity hard drive players and the "squircle" input method.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Wash., company will discontinue its previous offerings, which included high-capacity hard drive players and the "squircle" input method.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Microsoft discontinues hard drives, "squircle" from Zune lineup

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • It's unclear where this would fit; all we can see is that it retains the "squircle" and it's packing a large widescreen.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • The Zune presented a 'squircle' touch controller with no labels and two external physical buttons above it, one for play and pause and the other marked with a back arrow.

    AppleInsider

  • Kin One, formerly known as Turtle, is the more interesting of the two phones, a squircle-shaped slider that literally fits in the palm of your hand.

    Gizmodo

  • Kin One, formerly known as Turtle, is the more interesting of the two phones, a squircle-shaped slider that literally fits in the palm of your hand.

    Gizmodo

  • Kin One, formerly known as Turtle, is the more interesting of the two phones, a squircle-shaped slider that literally fits in the palm of your hand.

    Gizmodo

Comments

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  • OOH!! Another word (?) for my Squ- list!

    October 4, 2007

  • That's squreat!

    October 4, 2007

  • Actually, it sounds pretty disgusting.

    October 5, 2007

  • I love the word Squircle! It's so fun! Almost a circle, almost a square.... totally a Squircle!

    I have a web design company called SquircleDesigns.com

    hehe go Squircles!

    Swany

    www.Swany.cc

    October 25, 2007