
Definition of Rectangular
1. Adjective. Having four right angles. "A rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide"
2. Adjective. Having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles. "A rectangular Cartesian coordinate system"
Definition of Rectangular
1. a. Rightangled; having one or more angles of ninety degrees.
Definition of Rectangular
1. Adjective. Having a shape like a rectangle. ¹
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Definition of Rectangular
1. [adj]
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Literary usage of Rectangular
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1897)
"This representation of the sine wave by its rectangular components is very ...
Since the rectangular components a and b are the horizontal and the vertical ..."
2. Higher Mathematics for Students of Chemistry and Physics: With Special by Joseph William Mellor (1902)
"The rectangular or Equilateral Hyperbola. If we put a = b in the standard equation
to the hyperbola, the result is a special case of the hyperbola for which ..."
3. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1897)
"7 and <3, we can represent it by its rectangular coordinates, a and b (Fig. ...
This representation of the sine wave by its rectangular components is very ..."
4. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1874)
""We mostly consider but two cases: First. Transformation of rectangular coordinates
to a new origin, without changing the system of spherical ..."
5. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1874)
"We thus repeat the same system of spherical coordinates with various origins
and different systems of rectangular coordinates, the planes of reference, ..."
6. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1900)
"Transformation of rectangular coordinates to a new origin, without changing the
system of spherical coordinates. The general planes of reference which ..."
7. Mirrors, Prisms and Lenses: A Textbook of Geometrical Optics by James Powell Cocke Southall (1918)
"rectangular Combinations of Plane Mirrors.—In a rectangular combination of two plane
... Two rectangular prisms are placed in the tube of the instrument, ..."
8. A Treatise on Universal Algebra: With Applications by Alfred North Whitehead (1898)
"(3) Two alternate sides of any rectangular figure intersect on the (antispatial)
... 2] let A, B, and G be three consecutive sides of a rectangular figure, ..."