rectangle Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "rectangle" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

rectangle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrektæŋɡl/
a shape with four 90° angles and four sides, with opposite sides of equal length and two sides longer than the other twoGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
rectangular
 
 
/rekˈtæŋɡjələr/ adjective
B2 shaped like a rectangle: a rectangular roomGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
Translations of “rectangle”
in Arabic مُسْتَطيل…
in Korean 직사각형…
in Malaysian empat segi…
in French rectangle…
in Turkish dikdörtgen…
in Italian rettangolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長方形, 矩形…
in Russian прямоугольник…
in Polish prostokąt…
in Vietnamese hình chữ nhật…
in Spanish rectángulo…
in Portuguese retângulo…
in Thai สี่เหลี่ยมผืนผ้า…
in German das Rechteck…
in Catalan rectangle…
in Japanese 長方形…
in Indonesian segiempat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长方形, 矩形…
(Definition of rectangle from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “rectangle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More