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  1. square

    • IPA[skwer]

    美式

    • n.
      a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles;a thing having the shape of four equal straight sides and four right angles
    • adj.
      having the shape or approximate shape of a square;having the shape or approximate shape of a cube
    • adv.
      directly; straight;fairly; honestly
    • v.
      make square or rectangular; give a square or rectangular cross section to;mark out in squares
    • verb: square, 3rd person present: squares, gerund or present participle: squaring, past tense: squared, past participle: squared

    • noun: square, plural noun: squares

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    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles a grid of ruled squares
    • a thing having the shape of four equal straight sides and four right angles she tore a bit of cloth into a four-inch square
    • a thing having the shape or approximate shape of a cube a small square of chocolate
    • a small square area on the board used in a game move the white king's pawn forward two squares
    • historical a body of infantry drawn up in rectangular form.
    • a unit of 100 square ft. used as a measure of flooring, roofing, etc.
    • 2. an open (typically four-sided) area surrounded by buildings in a town, village, or city a market square Herald Square 同義詞 marketplace, close, quadrangle, quad, courtyard, ... 更多
    • an open area at the meeting of streets.
    • US a block of buildings bounded by four streets.
    • 3. the product of a number multiplied by itself a circle's area is proportional to the square of its radius
    • 4. an L-shaped or T-shaped instrument used for obtaining or testing right angles a carpenter's square
    • an aspect of 90° (one quarter of a circle) Venus in square to Jupiter
    • 5. informal a person considered to be old-fashioned or boringly conventional in attitude or behavior Reg is such a square 同義詞 (old) fogey, conservative, traditionalist, conventionalist, diehard, ... 更多
    • North American a cigarette containing tobacco rather than cannabis.
    • 6. North American informal a square meal three squares a day

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    副詞

    • 1. directly; straight it hit me square in the forehead
    • fairly; honestly I'd acted square and on the level with him

    動詞

    • 1. make square or rectangular; give a square or rectangular cross section to you can square off the other edge they felled and squared the timber themselves
    • mark out in squares that this watercolor was a first draft is made clear by the fact that the sheet of paper has been squared
    • 2. multiply (a number) by itself 5 squared equals 25
    • 3. balance (an account) they're anxious to square their books before the audit
    • make the score of (a match or game) even his goal squared the match 1-1 同義詞 make equal, even, level
    • 4. 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
    • adopt a posture of defense.
    • 5. informal secure the help, acquiescence, or silence of (someone), especially by offering an inducement faced with such declarations, politicians were resolved to squash or square the press 同義詞 bribe, buy off, buy, corrupt, suborn, ... 更多
    • 6. set (a yard or other part of a ship) approximately at right angles to the keel or other point of reference.
    • 7. (of a planet) have a square aspect with (another planet or position) Saturn squares the Sun on the 17th