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## quadrilateral

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### noun

A four-sided figure.

*‘Cut an 8x8 chessboard into two triangles and two quadrilaterals.’**‘The students were also not aware of relationships among quadrilaterals, such as whether all squares are rectangles or vice versa.’**‘The terrain I generated had a total of over 570000 quadrilaterals.’**‘The scene here has a total of 800701 quadrilaterals, and looks like this.’**‘The square, another bench mark, has the smallest contour ratio of all quadrilaterals.’**‘When four points are joined, they form a quadrilateral - a four-sided figure.’**‘Consider the first nontrivial instance of the equal-area problem, the quadrilateral shown in Figure 1.’**‘In which Barbara gets a little taste of karmic justice, as the eternal triangle becomes a quadrilateral.’**‘In front of the classroom, her teacher babbled on about how to prove a quadrilateral was a square.’**‘Bennin then showed that the quadrilateral formed by a triangle's equalizer is, indeed, always a Pythagorean quadrilateral.’**‘The cross sectional outline is a quadrilateral having a foot surface, a dorsum and two ‘sides.’’**‘These are known as the diagonals of the complete quadrilateral.’**‘This point is labelled A 3b, to emphasize that it is a degenerate quadrilateral.’**‘As part of this project the golden quadrilateral was merged with the East-West and North-South corridors.’**‘Klein had noticed that given five points, four of them always appeared to define a convex quadrilateral.’**‘The complete quadrilateral is nothing but a 4-line in Morley's terminology.’**‘It's this quadrilateral KLMN we are going to be interested in.’**‘My guess is that these X's and quadrilateral shapes are caused by windows across the street reflecting the light of the low sun.’**‘For a quadrilateral ABCD find P minimising AP + BP + CP + DP.’**‘In Treatise on the quadrilateral al-Tusi gave the first extant exposition of the whole system of plane and spherical trigonometry.’*

### adjective

Having four straight sides.

*‘The bilobate living area has quadrilateral contours and is partly flanked by some horizontal logs and a vertical slab.’**‘Techniques were developed that guaranteed all quadrilateral surfaces were planar.’**‘It turns out there are many different pairs of quadrilateral shapes that form a nonperiodic tiling pattern.’**‘This type of superstructure could be erected on foundations with either round or quadrilateral contours.’**‘The motifs and figures represented include polychrome images of bison, masks, and quadrilateral signs of unknown meaning.’**‘I am quite aware of the danger in the curved shapes in contrast to the relative safety of quadrilateral shapes.’**‘As in Simone's painting, all the carpets depicted consist of rows of octagonal or quadrilateral compartments.’**‘The structure was little more than a hundred story tall segmented cylinder protruding from a quadrilateral base.’**‘A quadrilateral meeting with Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam is also planned on the sidelines of the series of regular meetings.’**‘The perimeter wall, up to 2.75 m. thick, encloses an irregular quadrilateral area of about 1.59 ha.’**‘It is clear from the quadrilateral case that these spaces have several connected components.’**‘He said it had been decided to construct service roads for the highways being built under the golden quadrilateral project.’*

**quadrilateral**, rectangular, oblong, right-angled, at right angles, perpendicular

**Origin**

Mid 17th century from late Latin quadrilaterus (from Latin quadri- ‘four’ + latus, later- ‘side’) + -al.

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