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adjective as in oblong

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Its two mounting holes will work with pretty much any round, rectangular, or pod driving light.

Big Agnes makes a handful of killer sleeping bags for kids that pair with any 20-inch-wide rectangular pad.

Now she was eating three meals a day on a rectangular folding table at the edge of her bed.

Hanging upside down, the spider weaves a rectangular web between its legs.

Four of those llamas lay together beneath the floor of a large, rectangular structure, Lidio Valdez, an archaeologist at the University of Calgary in Canada, and his colleagues report in the December Antiquity.

A large rectangular hole, six feet deep, had been dug out of what was a garden.

A dressage competition takes place in an entirely flat and rectangular arena.

His kind eyes peer at you through rectangular-framed geek-chic spectacles.

About 40 yards away from the house, in the middle of a large grass lawn, is an ordinary looking rectangular hedge.

All lenses project circles; most cameras cut a square or rectangular image out of the middle of the optical pie.

It was round, with a small, rectangular projection for the operator's controls and calculator.

Sometimes the recess is rectangular instead of arched, and is then called by De Rossi sepolcro a mensa, or table tomb.

At the corners of the aisles are rectangular buttresses and two similar ones stand at the ends of the main walls of the nave.

De Rossi has prepared a map of the principal part of it, divided into fifteen rectilinear and generally rectangular areas.

The house is rectangular in shape, constructed of brick and has two built-in chimneys.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rectangular, such as: oval, ovoid, egg-shaped, ellipsoidal, elliptical, and elongate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.