Definition of 'rectangular'
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This can be either square or rectangular and again comes with a wooden base. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The main restaurant is in a large rectangular room. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was only one rectangular room with whitewashed walls and a little gas stove in the middle. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Will you use small brick paving or large rectangular slabs? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Grease a large oval or rectangular baking dish with a little oil and arrange a layer of pasta on the base. The Sun (2015)Beds don't have to be square or rectangular. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Walking into a rectangular box just doesn't do it for me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a long rectangular box with one end open and the other covered with mesh. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Pour into a large, deep rectangular dish. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The wide hallway opens out to a big rectangular sitting room to the left, with a marble fireplace at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was at some meeting, in which activists and officials sat around a long rectangular table. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other rectangular rooms were 14ft by 6ft. The Sun (2013)I solved the problem of shading my conservatory a couple of years ago by purchasing a large rectangular sun shade and base in a sale. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cut the haddock into four large, rectangular pieces, squaring the ends. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And he ends with a large, rectangular pizza divided into four segments, each one more appetising than the last. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then lay another double layer of clingfilm above it, overlapping the first by about 10cm so you have a large rectangular grid of film. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I see this working garden as a rectangular space as large as I can afford and manage. The Education of a Gardener (1994)
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Translations for 'rectangular'
British English: rectangular /rɛkˈtæŋɡjʊlə/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is rectangular is shaped like a rectangle.
...a rectangular table.
- American English: rectangular
- Arabic: مُسْتَطِيلُ الشَّكْل
- Brazilian Portuguese: retangular
- Chinese: 矩形的
- Croatian: pravokutan
- Czech: obdélníkový
- Danish: rektangulær
- Dutch: rechthoekig
- European Spanish: rectangular
- Finnish: suorakulmainen
- French: rectangulaire
- German: rechteckig
- Greek: ορθογώνιος
- Italian: rettangolare
- Japanese: 長方形の
- Korean: 직사각형의
- Norwegian: rektangulær
- Polish: prostokątny
- European Portuguese: retangular
- Romanian: dreptunghiular
- Russian: прямоугольный
- Spanish: rectangular
- Swedish: rektangulär
- Thai: ที่เป็นสี่เหลี่ยมผืนผ้า
- Turkish: dikdörtgen biçiminde
- Ukrainian: чотирикутний
- Vietnamese: có hình chữ nhật
Definition of rectangular from the Collins English Dictionary
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