Rectangular Rec*tan"gu*lar (r?k*t?n"g?*l?r), a. [CF. F. rectangulaire.] Right-angled; having one or more angles of ninety degrees. -- {Rec*tan"gu*lar*ly} (r?k*t?n"g?*l?r*l?), adv. -- {Rec*tan"gu*lar*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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