Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: A polygon with four sides of equal length and four right angles; an equilateral rectangle; a regular quadrilateral.
Definition: Something characterized by a square, or nearly square, form.
Definition: An L- or T-shaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.
Definition: An open space or park, often in the center of a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.
Definition: The product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself; the second power of a number, value, term or expression.
Example: 64 is the square of 8.
Definition: A body of troops drawn up in a square formation.
Definition: (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.
Example: Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a square!
Definition: The symbol # on a telephone; hash.
Example: Enter your account number followed by a square.
Definition: The central area of a cricket field, with one or more pitches of which only one is used at a time.
Example: 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.
Definition: 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.
Definition: (roofing) A unit used in measuring roof area equivalent to 100 square feet (9.29 m2) of roof area.
Definition: (academia) A mortarboard
Definition: A square meal.
Example: Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day.
Definition: Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.
Definition: The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.
Definition: The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each other; a quadrate.
Definition: The act of squaring, or quarrelling; a quarrel.
Definition: A vat used for fermentation.