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quadrant meaning

[ 'kwɔdrənt ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "quadrant""quadrant" in a sentence
MeaningMobile
  • Noun: quadrant  kwódrunt
    1. A quarter of the circumference of a circle
      - quarter-circle 
    2. Any of the four areas into which a plane is divided by two orthogonal coordinate axes 
    3. The area enclosed by two perpendicular radii of a circle 
    4. A measuring instrument for measuring altitude of heavenly bodies

    Derived forms: quadrants

    Type of: area, country, line, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system

    Encyclopedia: Quadrant


  • [Architecture]
    1.

    An angle-measuring instrument used for measuring elevations.

    2.

    A quarter-round molding.

    3.

    A device for fastening together the upper and lower leaves of a Dutch door.

    4.

    A quadrant stay.


  • [Economics]
    A section of a diagram, defined by its direction from the origin. Numbering of quadrants is somewhat arbitrary: a common labelling system is that quadrant I is North and East, that is above and right of the origin; quadrant 2 is North and West; quadrant III is South and West; and quadrant IV is South and East.

  • [Electronics]
    1. A specific 90-degree arc of a circle.
    2. One of the four parts formed on a plane surface by rectangular coordinates and designated I, II, III, and IV in a counterclockwise direction, starting with the upper-right quadrant.
    3. An altitude-measuring instrument.

  • [Medicine]
    n
    1 : an arc of 90° that is one quarter of a circle
    2 : any of the four more or less equivalent segments into which an anatomic structure may be divided by vertical and horizontal partitioning through its midpoint ‹pain in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen› ‹the left upper quadrant of the retina›
Examples
  • One quadrant of a circle contains all possible values of zxy.
  • The cells of the quadrant in turn become partitioned to form the eight-celled embryo.
  • A virgin material can be "started" from 0 into either the first or the third quadrant.
  • A virgin material can be "started" from point 0 into either the first or the third quadrant.
  • Who say thathite a wird in the southern quadrant
  • We oniy spotted pows in the southeast quadrant here
  • Are you ready to plunge the entire quadrant into war
  • To vent shaft 22 on the second quadrant now
  • To vent shaft 22 on the second quadrant now
  • Taxonus omeiensis sp . nov ., taxonus quadrants sp
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