noun [C] /ˈkwɑd·rənt/

› mathematics one of four rectangular areas that a coordinate plane (= area with vertical and horizontal measures) is divided into

(Definition of quadrant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary
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November 19, 2014

As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.