Translation of "square" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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squarenoun [ C ]

uk /skweər/ us /skwer/

square noun [ C ] (SHAPE)

A2 a flat shape with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90°

First draw a square. 首先畫一個正方形。
It's a square-shaped room. 這是個正方形的房間。

A2 any square-shaped object

When cooled, cut the chocolate brownies into squares. 冷卻之後,將巧克力蛋糕切成四方塊。

A2 an area of approximately square-shaped land in a city or a town, often including the buildings that surround it

Are they still living at 6 Eaton Square? 他們還住在伊頓廣場六號嗎?
A band were playing in the town square. 一個樂隊當時正在鎮廣場上演出。

a particular space on a board used for playing games

She moved her castle forward three squares. 她把自己的車向前走了三格。

US a tool for drawing or testing a right angle


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square noun [ C ] (BORING PERSON)

old-fashioned informal a boring person who does not like new and exciting ideas

He's a bit of a square. 他有點古板。

square noun [ C ] (MULTIPLY)

the result of multiplying a number by itself

The square of 7 is 49. 7的平方是49。


uk /skweər/ us /skwer/

square adjective (SHAPE)

A2 having the shape of a square

The recipe recommends that you use a square cake tin. 食譜建議使用方形蛋糕烤盤。
He's got that square-jawed masculinity that a lot of women seem to find attractive. 他有個剛毅的方下巴,這在許多女人眼中似乎很有吸引力。

written abbreviation sq., symbol 2 used with units of measurement of length to express the total size of an area

The floor is 3 m wide by 5 m long, so its total area is 15 sq m. 房間的地面是3米寬5米長,總面積是15平方米。
The city itself covers 13 square miles. 該城市佔地13平方哩。
Ensure that the exposed area is less than 2 cm2. 要確保暴露在外的面積小於二平方釐米。

Square is used immediately after measurements of length when expressing the length of the four sides of a square-shaped area.

So you want carpet for a room that's eight metres square (= eight metres long and eight metres wide). 因此你需要八米見方的室內地毯。

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square adjective (EQUAL)

informal equal or level

Could you stand back from these shelves and tell me if they're square (= level)? 你能不能往後站一點,告訴我這些架子擺得正不正?
(all) square informal

If two people are all square, one of them has paid off a debt to the other and neither now owes or is owed any money.


If two teams or players are (all) square, they have an equal number of goals or points.

They're all square at 30 points each. 他們打成平局,每個都是30分。

square adjective (STRAIGHT)

in a straight line


square adjective (BORING PERSON)

old-fashioned informal used to describe a person who is boring and does not like new and exciting things

Do you think my new haircut makes me look a bit square? 你覺得我的新髮型是不是讓我看起來有點古板?


uk /skweər/ us /skwer/

square verb (MULTIPLY)

[ T ] to multiply a number by itself

10 squared equals a hundred. 10的平方是100。
42 means four squared, and equals 16. 4的二次方就是4的平方,等於16。

square verb (SHAPE)

square your shoulders

to pull your shoulders up and back because you feel determined to do something

He squared his shoulders and took a deep breath before diving into the pool. 他挺直肩膀,做了個深呼吸,然後潛入了游泳池。

(Translation of “square” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)