# Meaning of rectangular in English

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## Pronunciation

### US accent

### UK accent

## Classifying Adjective

rectangular### Definitions

1. having four right angles#### Examples

- « a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide »

#### Synonyms

- 2. having a set of mutually perpendicular axes
#### Examples

- « meeting at right angles »
- « wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes »
- « a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system »

#### Synonyms