any of several fishes of the genus Tetragonurus, inhabiting deep waters of tropical and temperate seas, having a squarish tail and an armor of tough, bony scales.
- Square tape
storage Mainframe magnetic tape cartridges for use with IBM 3480 or compatible tape drives; or QIC tapes used on workstations and microcomputers. The term comes from the square (actually rectangular) shape of the cartridges; contrast round tape. [Jargon File]
adjective 1. having a broad, square toe, as a shoe. 2. old-fashioned or conservative in habits, ideas, etc.; prim.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. an old-fashioned or strait-laced person.
noun, Mathematics, Physics. 1. a graph, function, vibration, etc., that is periodic and equal to one constant on one half of the period and a different constant, which may be zero, on the other half. noun 1. an oscillation, for example in voltage pulse, that alternates between two fixed values with a negligible transition time […]