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rectangle

a parallelogram having four right angles

Rectangle

A four-sided parallelogram with four right angles; may be nearly square or stretched out to be nearly a band.

rectangle

[′rek‚taŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
A plane quadrilateral having four interior right angles and opposite sides of equal length.
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Cut into eight rectangles approximately 10cm x 5cm.
If either duad of opposite sides of a rectangle consist of two kinds of colored points altogether, then we term either transversal side "one [T.
The two methods can also be used to calculate the number of rectangles in a 2 x 2, 3 x 3, 4 x 4 and 5 x 5 square grid respectively.
The experimenters adjusted the size of the larger rectangle so that the participant's probability of hitting it was matched to the larger probability in the "classical" task.
And, as for technology, as the latest handheld communication gizmos keep coming out, isn't it incredible how they still adhere to the age old rectangle shape?
To make score cards, cut rectangles from card stock, and punch a hole in each.
I decided to consider only those squares and rectangles that are dense, which means that all N+M words in its NxM grid are different.
To get round this problem, the experimenters spent six months conditioning a tortoise to yawn whenever they showed it a red rectangle.
But some combinations are magical, and the Rectangle Club is certainly one of them.
Using rolling pin, beat butter info a rectangle slightly smaller than half the size of rolled dough.
The second rule is to divide text from graphics by a defining rectangle.
The bounding rectangle is the simplest shape possible.