Quadrate

Definition of Quadrate

Quad´rate
a.1.Having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and four right angles; square.
Figures, some round, some triangle, some quadrate.
- Foxe.
2.Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square.
3.Square; even; balanced; equal; exact.
4.Squared; suited; correspondent.
Quadrate bone
(Anat.) a bone between the base of the lower jaw and the skull in most vertebrates below the mammals. In reptiles and birds it articulates the lower jaw with the skull; in mammals it is represented by the malleus or incus.
n.1.(Geom.) A plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything having the outline of a square.
At which command, the powers militant
That stood for heaven, in mighty quadrate joined.
- Milton.
2.(Astrol.) An aspect of the heavenly bodies in which they are distant from each other 90°, or the quarter of a circle; quartile. See the Note under Aspect, 6.
3.(Anat.) The quadrate bone.
v. i.1.To square; to agree; to suit; to correspond; - followed by with.
[imp. & p. p. Quadrated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Quadrating.]
The objections of these speculatists of its forms do not quadrate with their theories.
- Burke.
v. t.1.To adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for horizontal firing.

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