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square British & World English

A plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles

square English Thesaurus

I got it at a shop in the square

square New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

open area surrounded by buildings

fair dinkum British & World English

Used to emphasize or seek confirmation of the genuineness or truth of something

square up British & World English

Assume the attitude of a person about to fight

square go British & World English

An unarmed brawl

T-square British & World English

A T-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles

T-square New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

instrument for drawing or testing right angles

four-square British & World English

(Of a building or structure) having a square shape and solid appearance

Red Square British & World English

A large square in Moscow next to the Kremlin. In existence since the late 15th century, under Communism the square was the scene of great parades celebrating May Day and the October Revolution

set square British & World English

A right-angled triangular plate for drawing lines, especially at 90°, 45°, 60°, or 30°

square off British & World English

another way of saying square up below.

square cut British & World English

A cut hit square on the offside

square deal British & World English

A fair bargain or treatment

square eyes British & World English

Eyes supposedly affected by excessive television viewing

square knot British & World English

US term for reef knot.

square law British & World English

A law relating two variables one of which varies (directly or inversely) as the square of the other

square leg British & World English

A fielding position level with the batsman approximately halfway towards the boundary on the leg side

square meal British & World English

A substantial, satisfying, and balanced meal

Square Mile British & World English

An informal name for the City of London

square pole British & World English

Another term for perch222.

square root British & World English

A number which produces a specified quantity when multiplied by itself

square sail British & World English

A four-cornered sail supported by a yard attached to a mast

square-toed British & World English

(Of shoes or boots) having broad, square toes

square wave British & World English

A periodic wave that varies abruptly in amplitude between two fixed values, spending equal times at each

try square British & World English

An implement used to check and mark right angles in constructional work

word square British & World English

A puzzle requiring the discovery of a set of words of equal length written one under another to read the same down as across, e.g. too old ode

four-square English Thesaurus

a four-square and formidable hero

hollow square British & World English

A body of infantry drawn up in a square with a space in the middle

Latin square British & World English

An arrangement of letters or symbols that each occur n times, in a square array of n2 compartments so that no letter appears twice in the same row or column

magic square British & World English

A square divided into smaller squares each containing a number, such that the figures in each vertical, horizontal, and diagonal row add up to the same value

square-built British & World English

Broad or square in shape

square dance British & World English

A country dance of US origin that starts with four couples facing one another in a square, with the steps and movements shouted out by a caller

square number British & World English

The product of a number multiplied by itself, e.g. 1, 4, 9, 16

square piano British & World English

An early type of piano, small and oblong in shape

square-rigged British & World English

(Of a sailing ship) having the principal sails at right angles to the length of the ship, supported by horizontal yards attached to the mast or masts

square-rigger British & World English

A square-rigged sailing ship

Times Square British & World English

A focal point of Manhattan in New York City, around the intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street

Union Square British & World English

A park in southern Manhattan in New York City, noted as a former theater and, later, labor union hub

barrack square British & World English

A drill ground near a barracks

perfect square British & World English

Another term for square number.

square-bashing British & World English

Military drill performed repeatedly on a barrack square

square bracket British & World English

Either of a pair of brackets in the form [ ]

square measure British & World English

A unit of measurement relating to area

a square deal British & World English

A fair arrangement

Haymarket Square British & World English

A historic site in Chicago, in Illinois, site of an 1886 bombing during a labor demonstration

on the square British & World English

Honest; straightforward


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