[kwod-ruh-lat-er-uh l] /ˌkwɒd rəˈlæt ər əl/
having four sides.
a plane figure having four sides and four angles.
something of this form.
the space enclosed between and defended by four fortresses.
having or formed by four sides
Also called tetragon. a polygon having four sides. A complete quadrilateral consists of four lines and their six points of intersection
“four-sided,” 1640s, with -al (1) + Latin quadrilaterus, from quadri- “four” (see quadri-) + latus (genitive lateris) “side” (see oblate (n.)). As an adjective from 1650s. Related: Quadrilaterally.
A polygon that has four sides, such as a rectangle or rhombus.
[kwod-ruh-ling-gwuh l or, Canadian, -ling-gyoo-uh l] /ˌkwɒd rəˈlɪŋ gwəl or, Canadian, -ˈlɪŋ gyu əl/ adjective 1. using or involving four languages: a quadrilingual person; a quadrilingual translation of the Bible.
[kwod-ruh-lit-er-uh l] /ˌkwɒd rəˈlɪt ər əl/ adjective 1. using or consisting of four letters. noun 2. a quadriliteral word or root. adj. “consisting of four letters,” 1771, from quadri- + literal.
[kwo-dril, kwuh-, kuh-] /kwɒˈdrɪl, kwə-, kə-/ noun 1. a square dance for four couples, consisting of five parts or movements, each complete in itself. 2. the music for such a dance. [kwo-dril, kwuh-, kuh-] /kwɒˈdrɪl, kwə-, kə-/ noun 1. a card game played by four persons. [kwo-dril, kwuh-, kuh-] /kwɒˈdrɪl, kwə-, kə-/ adjective 1. ruled […]
[kwo-dril-yuh n] /kwɒˈdrɪl yən/ noun, plural quadrillions (as after a numeral) quadrillion. 1. a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 15 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 24 zeros. adjective 2. amounting to one quadrillion in number. /kwɒˈdrɪljən/ noun 1. (in Britain) the number represented as one followed […]