Oblongness
Oblongness Ob"long*ness, n. State or quality of being oblong. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • oblongness — É‘blÉ‘Å‹nɪs / É’blÉ’ n. state of being elongated (of rectangular or circular shapes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oblongness — ob·long·ness …   English syllables

  • oblongness — noun the property of being shaped like a rectangle • Syn: ↑rectangularity • Derivationally related forms: ↑oblong, ↑rectangular (for: ↑rectangularity) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rectangularity — noun the property of being shaped like a rectangle • Syn: ↑oblongness • Derivationally related forms: ↑oblong (for: ↑oblongness), ↑rectangular • Hypernyms: ↑angu …   Useful english dictionary

  • oblong — oblongish, adj. oblongly, adv. oblongness, n. /ob lawng , long /, adj. 1. elongated, usually from the square or circular form. 2. in the form of a rectangle one of whose dimensions is greater than the other. n. 3. an oblong figure. [1375 1425;… …   Universalium

  • angularity — noun 1. a shape having one or more sharp angles • Syn: ↑angular shape • Derivationally related forms: ↑angular • Hypernyms: ↑shape, ↑form • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthogonality — noun 1. the relation of opposition between things at right angles • Syn: ↑perpendicularity, ↑orthogonal opposition • Derivationally related forms: ↑perpendicular (for: ↑perpendicularity) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • perpendicularity — noun 1. the relation of opposition between things at right angles • Syn: ↑orthogonality, ↑orthogonal opposition • Derivationally related forms: ↑perpendicular • Hypernyms: ↑opposition 2. the quality of being at right angles …   Useful english dictionary

  • squareness — noun the property of being shaped like a square • Derivationally related forms: ↑square • Hypernyms: ↑rectangularity, ↑oblongness …   Useful english dictionary

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