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Rectangular vs. Oblong

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Rectangularadjective

Having a shape like a rectangle.

Oblongadjective

Longer than wide or wider than long; not square.

Rectangularadjective

Having axes that meet each other with right angles.

Oblongadjective

Roughly rectangular or ellipsoidal.

Rectangularadjective

Right-angled; having one or more angles of ninety degrees.

Oblongnoun

Something with an oblong shape.

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Rectangularadjective

having four right angles;

‘a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide’;

Oblongnoun

A rectangle having length greater than width or width greater than length.

Rectangularadjective

having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles;

‘wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes’; ‘a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system’;

Oblongadjective

Having greater length than breadth, esp. when rectangular.

Oblongnoun

A rectangular figure longer than it is broad; hence, any figure longer than it is broad.

‘The best figure of a garden I esteem an oblong upon a descent.’;

Oblongnoun

a plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation

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Oblongadjective

of a leaf shape; having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides

Oblongadjective

deviating from a square or circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction

Oblongnoun

a rectangular object or flat figure with unequal adjacent sides

‘an oblong of grass’;

Oblongadjective

having the shape of an oblong

‘oblong tables’;

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