Definition of 'rectangle'
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Then cut lengthways to leave three long rectangles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lay the bacon rashers next to each other on a sheet of foil to form a rectangle, then lay the chicken leg on top skin-side down. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Open the meat out to form a long rectangle and season with salt and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fold the rectangle along the long axis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You should have one large pastry rectangle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and roughly shape into a rectangle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Study the wide view and imagine where you could place a smaller rectangle. Photographers Handbook (1993)Dust a large baking sheet with a little flour and arrange the smaller rectangles on it. The Sun (2013)By morning it had been reduced to a neat rectangle of ashes and a charred padlock and clasp. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The intriguing feature of the interior is that there is hardly a room that is a plain square or rectangle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Can trim to keep rectangle shape. The Sun (2011)The neat rectangle of the bed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As the perfect form of the rectangle, the square exhibits these qualities the most strongly. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)Then, tightly roll the pastry rectangle from the longer side to form a log shape. The Sun (2014)Fold it over to make a long rectangle, then brush with more butter. The Sun (2013) Shape into rectangle, turn up sides and place on a baking tray lined with nonstick parchment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To assemble, cut the rectangular cake in half so you have two equally sized smaller rectangles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Drink Cut down the middle lengthways to make three long rectangles. The Sun (2016)Lay out the sliced smoked salmon to form a rectangle of about 20 x 50cm. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Roll dough into a large, neat rectangle 1cm thick. The Sun (2014)Roll out the pastry to 40 x 25cm and trim to a neat rectangle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fold the dough in half, then in half again, keeping it in a rectangle shape. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If it is replaced with a larger rectangle, or is brought closer, it fills more of your view. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)Behind the sofa, a large rectangle is cut out of the wall from waist height, giving a further link with the dining room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'rectangle'
British English: rectangle /ˈrɛkˌtæŋɡl/ NOUN
A rectangle is a shape with four sides whose angles are all right angles. Each side of a rectangle is the same length as the one opposite to it.
- American English: rectangle
- Arabic: مُسْتَطِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: retângulo
- Chinese: 长方形
- Croatian: pravokutnik
- Czech: obdélník
- Danish: rektangel
- Dutch: rechthoek
- European Spanish: rectángulo
- Finnish: suorakaide
- French: rectangle
- German: Rechteck
- Greek: ορθογώνιο
- Italian: rettangolo
- Japanese: 長方形
- Korean: 직사각형
- Norwegian: rektangel
- Polish: prostokąt
- European Portuguese: retângulo
- Romanian: dreptunghi
- Russian: прямоугольник
- Spanish: rectángulo
- Swedish: rektangel
- Thai: สี่เหลี่ยมผืนผ้า
- Turkish: dikdörtgen
- Ukrainian: чотирикутник
- Vietnamese: hình chữ nhật
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