Spanish translation of “square”
square noun /skweə/
› a four-sided two-dimensional figure with all sides equal in length and all angles right angles
Draw a square Calculate the area of the square. › something in the shape of this.
› an open place in a town, with the buildings round it
a public square › (mathematics) the resulting number when a number is multiplied by itself
3 3, or 32 = 9, so 9 is the square of 3. squared adjective › marked or ruled with squares
squared paper. › having been squared.
squarely adverb › directly and firmly
He stood squarely in front of me She looked squarely at me. square centimetre/metre (often abbreviated to cm2, *m2) › an area equal to a square in which each side is one centimetre, metre etc
If the door is 3 metres high and 1.5 metres wide, its area is 4.5 square metres. square root noun › (mathematics) the number which, multiplied by itself, gives the number that is being considered
The square root of 16 is 4 ( 16 = 4). fair and square › directly
He hit him fair and square on the nose. go back to square one › to start all over again
empezar de nuevo
After our first attempt failed, we had to go back to square one. a square deal noun › a fair bargain; fair treatment.