# square

- noun1》 a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles.↘something that is the shape of a square or a cube.↘historical a body of infantry drawn up in rectangular form.2》 an open, typically four-sided, area surrounded by buildings.↘Cricket a closer-cut area at the centre of a ground, any strip of which may be prepared as a wicket.↘an area within a military barracks or camp used for drill.↘US a block of buildings bounded by four streets.3》 the product of a number multiplied by itself.4》 an L-shaped or T-shaped instrument used for obtaining or testing right angles.5》 informal a person considered to be old-fashioned or boringly conventional.6》 a unit of 100 square ft used as a measure of flooring, roofing, etc.7》 Astrology an aspect of 90° (one quarter of a circle).adjective1》 having the shape or approximate shape of a square.↘having or forming a right angle, exactly or approximately.2》 denoting a unit of measurement equal to the area of a square whose side is of the unit specified.↘[postposition] denoting the length of each side of a square shape or object.3》 at right angles.↘Cricket & Soccer in a direction transversely across the field or pitch.4》 broad and solid in shape.5》 level or parallel.↘properly arranged.↘on even terms.6》 fair and honest.7》 informal old-fashioned or boringly conventional.8》 (of rhythm) simple and straightforward.adverb1》 directly; straight.2》 Cricket & Soccer in a direction transversely across the field or pitch.verb1》 make square or rectangular.↘[usu. as adjective
**squared**] mark out in squares.2》 multiply (a number) by itself.3》 make or be compatible.4》 balance (an account) or settle (a bill or debt).↘make the score of (a match or game) even.5》 informal secure the help or acquiescence of (someone), especially by offering an inducement.6》 bring (one's shoulders) into a position in which they appear square and broad.7》 Sailing set (a yard or other part of a ship) at right angles to the keel or other point of reference.8》 Astrology (of a planet) have a square aspect with (another planet or position).**Phrases****back to**(or**at**)**square one**informal back to where one started, with no progress having been made.**on the square**1》 informal honest; straightforward.2》 having membership of the Freemasons.**out of square**not at right angles.**square the circle**1》 construct a square equal in area to a given circle (a problem incapable of a purely geometrical solution).2》 do something considered to be impossible.**a square peg in a round hole**see peg.**Phrasal verbs****square something away**N. Amer. deal with something in a satisfactory way.**square off**1》 N. Amer. another way of saying square up below.2》 Austral./NZ settle a difference.**square someone off**Austral./NZ placate someone.**square up**1》 assume the attitude of a person about to fight.2》 (**square up to**) face and tackle (a difficulty) resolutely.**Derivatives****squareness**noun**squarer**noun**squarish**adjective**Origin**ME: shortening of OFr.*esquare*(n.),*esquarre*(past participle),*esquarrer*(v.), based on L.*quadra*'square'.

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**Square Co.**— Square (entreprise) Logo de Square Co. Création septembre 1983 Dates clés 1986 : indépendance 1987 1988 : énorme succès de Final Fantasy 1997 : succès mondial de Final Fantasy … Wikipédia en Français**Square**— may mean:Mathematics*Square (algebra), to multiply a number or other quantity by itself **Perfect square **Square matrix **Square number **Square root*Square (geometry), a polygon with four equal sides and angles **Unit square*Square wave, a… … Wikipedia**Square**— (skw[^a]r), n. [OF. esquarre, esquierre, F. [ e]querre a carpenter s square (cf. It. squadra), fr. (assumed) LL. exquadrare to make square; L. ex + quadrus a square, fr. quattuor four. See {Four}, and cf. {Quadrant}, {Squad}, {Squire} a square.]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**Square**— (skw[^a]r), a. 1. (Geom.) Having four equal sides and four right angles; as, a square figure. [1913 Webster] 2. Forming a right angle; as, a square corner. [1913 Webster] 3. Having a shape broad for the height, with rectilineal and angular rather … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**square**— [ skwar ] n. m. • 1715, puis mil. XIXe; mot angl., proprt « carré », de l a. fr. esquarre; cf. équerre ♦ Petit jardin public, généralement entouré d une grille et aménagé au milieu d une place (cf. Carré, au Québec). Enfants qui jouent dans un… … Encyclopédie Universelle**square**— [skwer] n. [ME < OFr esquarre < VL * exquadra < * exquadrare, to make square < L ex, out + quadrare, to square < quadrus, a square < base of quattuor,FOUR] 1. a plane figure having four equal sides and four right angles: see… … English World dictionary**SQUARE**— BRUSSELS MEETING CENTRE est le nom donné au principal centre de congrès de la ville de Bruxelles. SQUARE est géré par GL Events[1] group et situé dans le centre historique et culturel de la capitale belge, le Mont des Arts. Avec son entrée en… … Wikipédia en Français**square**— ► NOUN 1) a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles. 2) an open, typically four sided, area surrounded by buildings. 3) an area within a military barracks or camp used for drill. 4) the product of a number multiplied by… … English terms dictionary**Square**— Square, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squared} (skw[^a]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squaring}.] [Cf. OF. escarrer, esquarrer. See {Square}, n.] 1. To form with four equal sides and four right angles. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To form with right angles and… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**Square Co.**— Square Co. Square Co. Тип Public (defunct) Год основания Сентябрь … Википедия**square**— [adj1] honest, genuine aboveboard, decent, equal, equitable, ethical, even, fair, fair and square, impartial, impersonal, just, nonpartisan, objective, on the level, sporting, sportspersonlike, straight, straightforward, unbiased, unprejudiced,… … New thesaurus