# squaring

Verb

- Present participle of
*square*.

- (C. E.*)
**Squaring**of the Circle. - Dinostratus, a Greek geometer and disciple of Plato, discussed the curve, and showed how it effected a mechanical solution of
**squaring**the circle. - It became known as the "Delian problem" or the "problem of the duplication of the cube," and ranks in historical importance with the problems of "trisecting an angle" and "
**squaring**the circle." - The Pythagorean discovery of "
**squaring**a square," i.e. - The history of these attempts, together with modern contributions to our knowledge of the value and nature of the number 7r, is given below (
**Squaring**of the Circle).

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