Definition of magic square in English:

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magic square

Pronunciation: /ˈˌmajik ˈskwe(ə)r/


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A square that is 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.
Example sentences
  • Benjamin can also handle magic squares, natural logarithms, cube roots, and much more.
  • One of the most ancient of mathematical curiosities is the so-called magic square.
  • His version of magic square - a variant now termed the Franklin magic square - was inspired by the work of Stifel and Frénicle, both of whose magic squares were of a more traditional variety.

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Syllabification: mag·ic square

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