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Meaning of 'quadrate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Quadrate [ a.]
- Having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and four right angles; square.
- Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square.
- Square; even; balanced; equal; exact.
- Squared; suited; correspondent.
- A plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything having the outline of a square.
- 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.
- The quadrate bone.
- To square; to agree; to suit; to correspond; -- followed by with.
2 . Quadrate [ v. t.]
- To adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for horizontal firing.