quadrilateral


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quadrilateral

1. having or formed by four sides
2. a polygon having four sides. A complete quadrilateral consists of four lines and their six points of intersection

Quadrilateral

A plane figure bounded by four straight lines. If two of the lines are parallel, it is a trapezium. If two pairs of lines are parallel, it is a parallelogram. An equilateral parallelogram is a rhombus. A right-angled rhombus is a square.

quadrilateral

[¦kwä·drə′lad·ə·rəl]
(civil engineering)
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For example, regardless of the types of quadrilaterals, their interior angles always add to 360[degrees].
We need more than Rs9 lakh crore to complete the Diamond Quadrilateral Network and about Rs60,000 crore for introducing one bullet train alone," he said, stressing that he could not depend only on hiking fares and freight rates to realise these funds.
Cooper was the only officer of the Battalion left untouched, and a dwindling handful of men of the 6th and 8th was left amongst heaps of dead and dying to man the quadrilateral against counter-attacks.
We use the hp-FEM method for computing the modulus of a bounded quadrilateral and here we will apply the same method for the exterior modulus and another method, AFEM [5], for the sake of comparison, as in [12].
Vladimir Putin was arriving to attend quadrilateral summit of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Russia and Pakistan in Islamabad which was scheduled on October 2.
As an engineer working on the Golden Quadrilateral Project, he tried to expose corruption by writing to the PMO in 2003.
Nujaifi will call on Kuwait to back his quadrilateral initiative as well as borders, Iraq's debts for Kuwait, bringing Iraq out Chapter VII of the UN Charter and the Mubarak port," Nabil Harbo told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Hosseini referred to newly expanded quadrilateral ties between Iran, Turkey, Iraq and Syria adding that such ties could be resulted in further development of the regional countries.
The two leaders agreed on reviving Quadrilateral Traffic in Transit Agreement, a four-country transit trade pact signed between Pakistan, China, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan in 2004, and making it effective in a bid to strengthen regional economic cooperation.
13 -- President Asif Ali Zardari will visit Russia next week to attend a quadrilateral meeting being hosted by the Russian government.
Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit while replying to a question at weekly briefing here on Thursday, said, "President Asif Ali Zardari is not paying an official visit to Russia but he is proceeding there to attend a quadrilateral meeting summoned by the Russian government.
s study comprised both quadrilateral and ischial containment socket designs, and X-ray measurements revealed a reported average of 2[degrees] of abduction for all sockets surveyed.