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RECTANGLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rectangle mean? 

RECTANGLE (noun)
  The noun RECTANGLE has 1 sense:

1. a parallelogram with four right angles

  Familiarity information: RECTANGLE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECTANGLE (noun)


Sense 1rectangle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A parallelogram with four right angles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Hypernyms ("rectangle" is a kind of...):

parallelogram (a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "rectangle"):

foursquare; square ((geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon)

box (a rectangular drawing)


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