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square in Maths topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsquaresquare1 /skweΙ™ $ skwer/ ●●● S2 W3 adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 shapeHMSHAPE having four straight equal sides and 90Β° angles at the corners πŸ”Š a large square room2 angleHM forming a 90Β° angle, or being close to or similar to a 90Β° angle πŸ”Š square corners3 β†’ square metre/mile etc4 β†’ five feet/two metres etc square5 levelHORIZONTAL [not before noun] parallel with a straight linesquare with πŸ”Š I don’t think the shelf is square with the floor.6 β†’ square meal7 body if someone’s body or a part of their body is square, it looks broad and strong πŸ”Š a square jaw8 β†’ all square9 β†’ (all) square10 β†’ square deal11 boring informalFASHIONABLE# someone who is square is boring and old-fashioned12 β†’ a square peg in a round hole β€”squareness noun [uncountable] β†’ win (something)/beat somebody fair and square at fair3(1)
Examples from the Corpus
squareβ€’ The pair moved down the centre line and halted square and dead centre.β€’ a square backyardβ€’ a square cornerβ€’ Roy Fredericks always favoured the square cut.β€’ The three-bedroom home is about 2,500 square feet.β€’ Rolling white sand dunes surrounded by a large oasis of swaying palm trees with a square fort in the middle.β€’ In other words, Washington must remain urgently concerned about every square inch of the planet.β€’ He was seated in a deep armchair with flat, square sides.β€’ The floor is only ten inches square so you can't sit down or squat in it.β€’ It's important to be square with clients.square withβ€’ The walls should be square with each other.