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## squared

2  definitions  found

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Square  \Square\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Squared};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.
{Squaring}.]  [Cf.  OF  escarrer  esquarrer  See  {Square},  n.]
1.  To  form  with  four  sides  and  four  right  angles.  --Spenser.

2.  To  form  with  right  angles  and  straight  lines,  or  flat
surfaces;  as  to  square  mason's  work

3.  To  compare  with  or  reduce  to  any  given  measure  or
standard.  --Shak.

4.  To  adjust  to  regulate;  to  mold;  to  shape;  to  fit  as  to
square  our  actions  by  the  opinions  of  others

Square  my  trial  To  my  proportioned  strength.
--Milton.

5.  To  make  even  so  as  leave  no  remainder  of  difference;  to
balance;  as  to  square  accounts.

6.  (Math.)  To  multiply  by  itself  as  to  square  a  number  or  a
quantity.

7.  (Astrol.)  To  hold  a  quartile  position  respecting.

The  icy  Goat  and  Crab  that  square  the  Scales.
--Creech.

8.  (Naut.)  To  place  at  right  angles  with  the  keel;  as  to
square  the  yards.

{To  square  one's  shoulders},  to  raise  the  shoulders  so  as  to
give  them  a  square  appearance,  --  a  movement  expressing
contempt  or  dislike.  --Sir  W.  Scott.

{To  square  the  circle}  (Math.),  to  determine  the  exact
contents  of  a  circle  in  square  measure.  The  solution  of
this  famous  problem  is  now  generally  admitted  to  be
impossible.

From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]:

squared