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Plaza vs. Square

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Main Difference

The main difference between Plaza and Square is that the Plaza is a public square in the center of a town or city and Square is a regular quadrilateral

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  • Plaza (noun)

    A town's public square.

  • Plaza (noun)

    An open area used for gathering in a city, often having small trees and sitting benches.

  • Plaza (noun)

    A strip mall.

  • Square (noun)

    A polygon with four sides of equal length and four right angles; an equilateral rectangle; a regular quadrilateral.

  • Square (noun)

    Something characterized by a square, or nearly square, form.

  • Square (noun)

    A cell in a grid.

    "You may not move a piece to a square already occupied by one of your own pieces."

  • Square (noun)

    A square piece, part, or surface, such as a square of glass.

  • Square (noun)

    The front of a woman's dress over the bosom, usually worked or embroidered.

  • Square (noun)

    A dessert cut into rectangular pieces, or a piece of such a dessert.

  • Square (noun)

    An L- or T-shaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.

  • Square (noun)

    A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column, nearly square; used chiefly in reckoning the prices of advertisements in newspapers.

  • Square (noun)

    An open space often in the center of a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.

  • Square (noun)

    The id=multiplication of a number or quantity multiplied by itself; the second power of a number, value, term or expression.

    "64 is the square of 8."

  • Square (noun)

    A body of troops drawn up in a square formation.

  • Square (noun)

    A socially conventional or conservative person; a person who has little or no interest in the latest fads or trends: still sometimes used in modern terminology.

    "Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a square!"

  • Square (noun)

    The symbol # on a telephone; hash.

    "Enter your account number followed by a square."

  • Square (noun)

    The central area of a pitches of which only one is used at a time.

    "An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket square, measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square."

  • Square (noun)

    A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, i.e. 100 square feet or roughly 9.3 square metres. Used in real estate for the size of a house or its rooms, though progressively being replaced by square metres in metric countries such as Australia.

    "2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the square ... — w|Macquarie Bank (Australia), press release Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006 - "The World Squared", 21 June 2006 [http://www.macquarie.com.au/au/about_macquarie/media_centre/20060621.htm]"

    "2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 squares of living space plus over 13 squares of decking area on 3 sides and 17 squares of garage and workshop downstairs. — Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania [http://www.yourestate.com.au/property_12753.php]"

  • Square (noun)

    A unit used in measuring roof area equivalent to 100 square feet (9.29 m2) of roof area.

  • Square (noun)

    A mortarboard

  • Square (noun)

    A square meal.

    "Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day."

  • Square (noun)

    Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.

  • Square (noun)

    The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.

  • Square (noun)

    The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each other; a quadrate.

  • Square (noun)

    The act of squaring, or quarrelling; a quarrel.

  • Square (noun)

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  • Square (noun)

    A vat used for fermentation.

  • Square (adjective)

    Shaped like a id=polygon the polygon.

  • Square (adjective)

    Forming a right angle, especially at right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they are so braced.

    "a square corner"

  • Square (adjective)

    Of numbers formed by multiplying two equal numbers.

    "9 is a square number."

  • Square (adjective)

    Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.

    "square metre"

    "square mile"

  • Square (adjective)

    Honest; straightforward.

    "square dealing"

  • Square (adjective)

    Fair.

    "I'm just looking for a square deal on my car repair."

  • Square (adjective)

    Even; tied

    "to make or leave the accounts square"

    "The sides were square at the end of the half."

  • Square (adjective)

    Socially conventional; boring.

  • Square (adjective)

    In line with the batsman's popping crease.

  • Square (adjective)

    Correctly aligned with respect to something else.

  • Square (adjective)

    hearty; vigorous

    "It may be prison, but at least I'm getting three square meals a day."

  • Square (adjective)

    Having a shape broad for the height, with angular rather than curving outlines.

    "a man of a square frame"

  • Square (verb)

    To adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else; in particular:

    "The casting was mounted on a milling machine so that its sides could be squared."

  • Square (verb)

    To resolve or reconcile.

    "John can square this question up for us."

    "These results just don't square."

  • Square (verb)

    To adjust or adapt so as to bring into harmony with something.

    "I cannot square the results of the experiment with my hypothesis."

    "to square our actions by the opinions of others"

  • Square (verb)

    Of a value, term{{,}} or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.

  • Square (verb)

    To square with the same area as.

    "square the circle"

  • Square (verb)

    To make a short low pass sideways across the pitch

  • Square (verb)

    To take opposing sides; to quarrel.

  • Square (verb)

    To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to suit; to fit.

  • Square (verb)

    To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel.

  • Square (verb)

    To take a boxing attitude; often with up or off.

  • Square (verb)

    To form with four sides and four right angles.

  • Square (verb)

    To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces.

    "to square mason's work"

  • Square (verb)

    To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.

  • Square (verb)

    To hold a quartile position respecting.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Plaza (noun)

    A public square in a city or town.

  • Square (noun)

    The corner, or angle, of a figure.

  • Square (noun)

    Hence, anything which is square, or nearly so

  • Square (noun)

    A pane of glass.

  • Square (noun)

    An area of four sides, generally with houses on each side; sometimes, a solid block of houses; also, an open place or area for public use, as at the meeting or intersection of two or more streets.

  • Square (noun)

    An instrument having at least one right angle and two or more straight edges, used to lay out or test square work. It is of several forms, as the T square, the carpenter's square, the try-square., etc.

  • Square (noun)

    Hence, a pattern or rule.

  • Square (noun)

    The product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself; thus, 64 is the square of 8, for 8

  • Square (noun)

    Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.

  • Square (noun)

    A body of troops formed in a square, esp. one formed to resist a charge of cavalry; a squadron.

  • Square (noun)

    Fig.: The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.

  • Square (noun)

    The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each other; a quadrate.

  • Square (noun)

    The act of squaring, or quarreling; a quarrel.

  • Square (noun)

    The front of a woman's dress over the bosom, usually worked or embroidered.

  • Square (adjective)

    Having four equal sides and four right angles; as, a square figure.

  • Square (adjective)

    Forming a right angle; as, a square corner.

  • Square (adjective)

    Having a shape broad for the height, with rectilineal and angular rather than curving outlines; as, a man of a square frame.

  • Square (adjective)

    Exactly suitable or correspondent; true; just.

  • Square (adjective)

    Rendering equal justice; exact; fair; honest; as, square dealing.

  • Square (adjective)

    Even; leaving no balance; as, to make or leave the accounts square.

  • Square (adjective)

    Leaving nothing; hearty; vigorous.

  • Square (adjective)

    At right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; - said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they are so braced.

  • Square

    To form with four equal sides and four right angles.

  • Square

    To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces; as, to square masons' work.

  • Square

    To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.

  • Square

    To adjust; to regulate; to mold; to shape; to fit; as, to square our actions by the opinions of others.

  • Square

    To make even, so as to leave no remainder or difference; to balance; as, to square accounts.

  • Square

    To multiply by itself; as, to square a number or a quantity.

  • Square

    To hold a quartile position respecting.

  • Square

    To place at right angles with the keel; as, to square the yards.

  • Square (verb)

    To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to conform or agree; to suit; to fit.

  • Square (verb)

    To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel.

  • Square (verb)

    To take a boxing attitude; - often with up, sometimes with off.

Webster Dictionary
  • Plaza (noun)

    a public square with room for pedestrians;

    "they met at Elm Plaza"

    "Grosvenor Place"

  • Plaza (noun)

    mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace;

    "a good plaza should have a movie house"

    "they spent their weekends at the local malls"

  • Square (noun)

    (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon;

    "you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides"

  • Square (noun)

    the product of two equal terms;

    "nine is the second power of three"

    "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"

  • Square (noun)

    an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

  • Square (noun)

    something approximating the shape of a square

  • Square (noun)

    someone who doesn't understand what is going on

  • Square (noun)

    a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views

  • Square (noun)

    any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles;

    "a checkerboard has 64 squares"

  • Square (noun)

    a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles;

    "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"

  • Square (verb)

    raise to the second power

  • Square (verb)

    make square;

    "Square the circle"

    "square the wood with a file"

  • Square (verb)

    cause to match, as of ideas or acts

  • Square (verb)

    position so as to be square;

    "He squared his shoulders"

  • Square (verb)

    be compatible with;

    "one idea squares with another"

  • Square (verb)

    pay someone and settle a debt;

    "I squared with him"

  • Square (verb)

    turn the paddle; in canoeing

  • Square (verb)

    turn the oar, while rowing

  • Square (adjective)

    having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle;

    "a square peg in a round hole"

    "a square corner"

  • Square (adjective)

    leaving no balance;

    "my account with you is now all square"

  • Square (adjective)

    characterized by honesty and fairness;

    "a square deal"

    "wanted to do the square thing"

  • Square (adjective)

    without evasion or compromise;

    "a square contradiction"

    "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"

  • Square (adjective)

    rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

  • Square (adverb)

    in a straight direct way;

    "looked him squarely in the eye"

    "ran square into me"

  • Square (adverb)

    with honesty and fairness;

    "dealt squarely with his customers"

    "always treated me square"

  • Square (adverb)

    in a square shape;

    "a squarely cut piece of paper"

    "folded the sheet of paper square"

  • Square (adverb)

    firmly and solidly;

    "hit the ball squarely"

    "the bat met the ball squarely"

    "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"

Princeton's WordNet

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