Quadrantal
Quadrantal Quad*ran"tal, n. [L.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A cubical vessel containing a Roman cubic foot, each side being a Roman square foot; -- used as a measure. [1913 Webster]

2. A cube. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Quadrantal — Quad*ran tal, a. [L. quadrantalis containing the fourth fourth part of a measure.] (Geom.) Of or pertaining to a quadrant; also, included in the fourth part of a circle; as, quadrantal space. [1913 Webster] {Quadrantal triangle}, a spherical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • QUADRANTAL — amphora dicta est apud Romanos, quae 80. pendebat aquae libras et duodequinquaginta sextarios tenebat. Africanus, ὥςτε τὸν ἀμφορέα εἶναι ξεςτῶν μη. Rationem nominis Festus exponit, in voce Quadrantal: Sic vocabant Antiqui amphoram, quod vas pedis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Quadrantal — (v. lat.), 1) ein Gemäß, so v.w. Amphora 1); 2) eine würfelförmige Figur, welche man zum Spiel gebrauchte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Quadrantal — (lat.), altrömisches Hohlmaß für Flüssigkeiten, soviel wie Amphora = 26,26 Lit. = 8 Congius (s. d.) = 1/20 Cullens (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Quadrántal — Quadrántal, altröm. Hohlmaß = 26,26 l …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Quadrantal — Quadrantal, romersk mål for tørre og flydende varer, også kaldet amfora. Det udgjorde omtrent 26 liter og deltes i 8 congrii …   Danske encyklopædi

  • quadrantal — (ˈ)kwä|drantəl adjective Etymology: Latin quadrantalis containing the fourth part of a measure, from quadrant , quadrans fourth part + alis al : of or relating to a quadrant : included in or in the shape of a fourth part of a circle quadrantal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quadrantal — adjective see quadrant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quadrantal — quad·ran·tal (kwod ranґtəl) resembling or affecting a quadrant …   Medical dictionary

  • quadrantal — kwÉ‘ dræntl /kwÉ’ d adj. of a quadrant, of a quarter of a circle …   English contemporary dictionary

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