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Snack vs. Square

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Snacknoun

A light meal.

Squarenoun

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

Snacknoun

An item of food eaten between meals.

Squarenoun

(metonymically) Something characterized by a square, or nearly square, form.

Snacknoun

(obsolete) A share; a part or portion.

Squarenoun

A cell in a grid.

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

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Snackverb

To eat a light meal.

Squarenoun

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

Snackverb

To eat between meals.

Squarenoun

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

Snackverb

To snatch.

Squarenoun

(North America) A dessert cut into rectangular pieces, or a piece of such a dessert.

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Snackverb

To bite.

Squarenoun

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

Snackverb

To share.

Squarenoun

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

Snacknoun

A share; a part or portion; - obsolete, except in the colloquial phrase, to go snacks, i. e., to share.

‘At last he whispers, "Do, and we go snacks."’;

Squarenoun

A true measure, standard, or pattern.

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Snacknoun

A slight, hasty repast.

Squarenoun

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.

Snacknoun

a light informal meal

Squarenoun

(mathematics) The product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself; the second power of a number, value, term or expression.

‘64 is the square of 8.’;

Snackverb

eat a snack; eat lightly;

‘She never loses weight because she snacks between meals’;

Squarenoun

(military) A body of troops drawn up in a square formation.

Snack

A snack is a small portion of food generally eaten between meals. Snacks come in a variety of forms including packaged snack foods and other processed foods, as well as items made from fresh ingredients at home.

Squarenoun

(1950s slang) 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!’;

Squarenoun

(British) The symbol # on a telephone; hash.

‘Enter your account number followed by a square.’;

Squarenoun

(cricket) The central area of a cricket field, with one or more 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.’;

Squarenoun

(real estate) 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.

‘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]’;

Squarenoun

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

Squarenoun

(academia) A mortarboard

Squarenoun

A square meal.

‘Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day.’;

Squarenoun

(archaic) Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.

Squarenoun

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

Squarenoun

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

Squarenoun

(dated) The act of squaring, or quarrelling; a quarrel.

Squarenoun

(slang) Cigarette.

Squarenoun

(brewing) A vat used for fermentation.

Squareadjective

Shaped like a square the polygon.

Squareadjective

Forming a right angle, especially (nautical) 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’;

Squareadjective

Of numbers formed by multiplying two equal numbers.

‘9 is a square number.’;

Squareadjective

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

‘square metre’; ‘square mile’;

Squareadjective

Honest; straightforward.

‘square dealing’;

Squareadjective

Fair.

‘I'm just looking for a square deal on my car repair.’;

Squareadjective

Even; tied

‘to make or leave the accounts square’; ‘The sides were square at the end of the half.’;

Squareadjective

(slang) Socially conventional; boring.

Squareadjective

(cricket) In line with the batsman's popping crease.

Squareadjective

Correctly aligned with respect to something else.

Squareadjective

hearty; vigorous

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

Squareadjective

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

‘a man of a square frame’;

Squareverb

(transitive) 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.’;

Squareverb

(nautical) To place at a right angle to the keel.

‘to square the yards’;

Squareverb

To resolve or reconcile.

‘John can square this question up for us.’; ‘These results just don't square.’;

Squareverb

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’;

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

(transitive) To draw, with a pair of compasses and a straightedge only, a square with the same area as.

‘square the circle’;

Squareverb

(soccer) To make a short low pass sideways across the pitch

Squareverb

(archaic) To take opposing sides; to quarrel.

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

To form with four sides and four right angles.

Squareverb

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

‘to square mason's work’;

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

(astrology) To hold a quartile position respecting.

Squarenoun

The corner, or angle, of a figure.

Squarenoun

Hence, anything which is square, or nearly so

‘He bolted his food down his capacious throat in squares of three inches.’;

Squarenoun

A pane of glass.

Squarenoun

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.

‘The statue of Alexander VII. stands in the large square of the town.’;

Squarenoun

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.

Squarenoun

Hence, a pattern or rule.

Squarenoun

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

Squarenoun

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

‘They of Galatia [were] much more out of square.’; ‘I have not kept my square.’;

Squarenoun

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

Squarenoun

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

‘We live not on the square with such as these.’;

Squarenoun

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

Squarenoun

The act of squaring, or quarreling; a quarrel.

Squarenoun

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

Squareadjective

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

Squareadjective

Forming a right angle; as, a square corner.

Squareadjective

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

Squareadjective

Exactly suitable or correspondent; true; just.

‘She's a most triumphant lady, if report be square to her.’;

Squareadjective

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

Squareadjective

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

Squareadjective

Leaving nothing; hearty; vigorous.

‘By Heaven, square eaters.More meat, I say.’;

Squareadjective

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.

Squareverb

To form with four equal sides and four right angles.

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

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

‘Square my trialTo my proportioned strength.’;

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

To hold a quartile position respecting.

‘The icy Goat and Crab that square the Scales.’;

Squareverb

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

Squareverb

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

‘No works shall find acceptance . . .That square not truly with the Scripture plan.’;

Squareverb

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

‘Are you such foolsTo square for this?’;

Squareverb

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

Squarenoun

(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’;

Squarenoun

the product of two equal terms;

‘nine is the second power of three’; ‘gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance’;

Squarenoun

an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

Squarenoun

something approximating the shape of a square

Squarenoun

someone who doesn't understand what is going on

Squarenoun

a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views

Squarenoun

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

‘a checkerboard has 64 squares’;

Squarenoun

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’;

Squareverb

raise to the second power

Squareverb

make square;

‘Square the circle’; ‘square the wood with a file’;

Squareverb

cause to match, as of ideas or acts

Squareverb

position so as to be square;

‘He squared his shoulders’;

Squareverb

be compatible with;

‘one idea squares with another’;

Squareverb

pay someone and settle a debt;

‘I squared with him’;

Squareverb

turn the paddle; in canoeing

Squareverb

turn the oar, while rowing

Squareadjective

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

‘a square peg in a round hole’; ‘a square corner’;

Squareadjective

leaving no balance;

‘my account with you is now all square’;

Squareadjective

characterized by honesty and fairness;

‘a square deal’; ‘wanted to do the square thing’;

Squareadjective

without evasion or compromise;

‘a square contradiction’; ‘he is not being as straightforward as it appears’;

Squareadjective

rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

Squareadverb

in a straight direct way;

‘looked him squarely in the eye’; ‘ran square into me’;

Squareadverb

with honesty and fairness;

‘dealt squarely with his customers’; ‘always treated me square’;

Squareadverb

in a square shape;

‘a squarely cut piece of paper’; ‘folded the sheet of paper square’;

Squareadverb

firmly and solidly;

‘hit the ball squarely’; ‘the bat met the ball squarely’; ‘planted his great bulk square before his enemy’;

Squarenoun

a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles

‘a grid of ruled squares’;

Squarenoun

a thing that is square or approximately square in shape

‘she tore a bit of cloth into a four-inch square’;

Squarenoun

a thing having the shape or approximate shape of a cube

‘a small square of chocolate’;

Squarenoun

a small square area on the board used in a game

‘move the white king's pawn forward two squares’;

Squarenoun

a body of infantry drawn up in rectangular form.

Squarenoun

a unit of 100 square ft used as a measure of flooring, roofing, etc.

Squarenoun

a square scarf.

Squarenoun

a mortar board.

Squarenoun

the portion of the cover of a bound book which projects beyond the pages.

Squarenoun

an open, typically four-sided, area surrounded by buildings in a village, town, or city

‘a market square’; ‘Leicester Square’;

Squarenoun

an open area at the meeting of streets.

Squarenoun

a closer-cut area at the centre of a ground, any strip of which may be prepared as a wicket.

Squarenoun

an area within a military barracks or camp used for drill.

Squarenoun

a block of buildings bounded by four streets.

Squarenoun

the product of a number multiplied by itself

‘a circle's area is proportional to the square of its radius’;

Squarenoun

an L-shaped or T-shaped instrument used for obtaining or testing right angles

‘a carpenter's square’;

Squarenoun

an aspect of 90° (one quarter of a circle)

‘Venus in square to Jupiter’;

Squarenoun

a person considered to be old-fashioned or boringly conventional in attitude or behaviour

‘Reg is such a square’;

Squarenoun

a cigarette containing tobacco rather than cannabis.

Squarenoun

a square meal

‘three squares a day’;

Squareadjective

having the shape or approximate shape of a square

‘a square table’;

Squareadjective

having the shape or approximate shape of a cube

‘a square block of flats’;

Squareadjective

having or in the form of two right angles

‘a suitable length of wood with square ends’;

Squareadjective

having an outline resembling two corners of a square

‘his square jaw’;

Squareadjective

broad and solid in shape

‘he was short and square’;

Squareadjective

denoting a unit of measurement equal to the area of a square whose side is of the unit specified

‘30,000 square feet of new gallery space’;

Squareadjective

denoting the length of each side of a square shape or object

‘the office was fifteen feet square’;

Squareadjective

at right angles; perpendicular

‘these lines must be square to the top and bottom marked edges’;

Squareadjective

in a direction transversely across the field or pitch

‘Keen's square pass was rammed home first time by Bishop’;

Squareadjective

having or denoting an aspect of 90°

‘Jupiter is square to the Sun’;

Squareadjective

level or parallel

‘place two pieces of wood one on top of the other, ensuring that they are exactly square’;

Squareadjective

properly arranged; in good order

‘we should get everything square before we leave’;

Squareadjective

compatible or in agreement

‘he wanted to make sure we were square with the court's decision and not subject to a lawsuit’;

Squareadjective

fair and honest

‘she'd been as square with him as anybody could be’;

Squareadjective

(of two people) owing nothing to each other

‘an acknowledgement that we are square’;

Squareadjective

with both players or sides having equal scores in a game

‘the goal brought the match all square once again’;

Squareadjective

old-fashioned or boringly conventional

‘Elvis was anything but square’;

Squareadjective

(of rhythm) simple and straightforward.

Squareadverb

directly; straight

‘the ball hit me square in the forehead’;

Squareadverb

fairly; honestly

‘I'd acted square with him’;

Squareadverb

in a direction transversely across the field or pitch

‘the ball bounced almost square to the left’;

Squareverb

make square or rectangular; give a square or rectangular cross section to

‘you can square off the other edge’;

Squareverb

mark out in squares

‘a sheet of squared paper’;

Squareverb

multiply (a number) by itself

‘5 squared equals 25’;

Squareverb

convert (a linear unit of measurement) to a unit of area equal to a square whose side is of the unit specified

‘there were only three people per kilometre squared’;

Squareverb

make compatible; reconcile

‘I'm able to square my profession with my religious beliefs’;

Squareverb

be compatible

‘do those announcements really square with the facts?’;

Squareverb

balance (an account)

‘institutions are anxious to square their books before the election’;

Squareverb

settle or pay (a bill or debt)

‘would you square up the bill?’;

Squareverb

make the score of (a match or game) even

‘his goal squared the match 1–1’;

Squareverb

bring (one's shoulders) into a position in which they appear square and broad, typically to prepare oneself for a difficult task or event

‘chin up, shoulders squared, she stepped into the room’;

Squareverb

adopt a posture of defence.

Squareverb

secure the help or acquiescence of (someone), especially by offering an inducement

‘trying to square the press’;

Squareverb

pass (a ball) across the field, especially towards the centre.

Squareverb

set (a yard or other part of a ship) at right angles to the keel or other point of reference.

Squareverb

(of a planet) have a square aspect with (another planet or position)

‘Saturn squares the Sun on the 17th’;

Square

In geometry, a square is a regular quadrilateral, which means that it has four equal sides and four equal angles (90-degree angles, or 100-gradian angles or right angles). It can also be defined as a rectangle in which two adjacent sides have equal length.

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