## rectangular

[rek taŋ**′**gyə lər]

adjective

- shaped like a rectangle; having four sides and four right angles
- having right-angled corners, or a base in the form of a rectangle, as a building
- right-angled

*Related Forms:*

- rectangularity
noun

- rectangularly
adverb

## rectangular

adjective

- Having the shape of a rectangle.
- Having right angles or a rectangular base, side, or sides:
*a rectangular box.* - Designating a geometric coordinate system with mutually perpendicular axes.

*Related Forms:*

**rec·tan′gu·lar′i·ty**noun

**rec·tan′gu·lar·ly**adverb