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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quadrate  \Quad"rate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Quadrated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Quadrating}.]  [See  {Quadrate},  a.] 
  To  square;  to  agree;  to  suit;  to  correspond;  --  followed  by 
  with  [Archaic] 
  The  objections  of  these  speculatists  of  its  forms  do 
  not  quadrate  with  their  theories.  --Burke. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quadrate  \Quad"rate\,  a.  [L.  quadratus  squared,  p.  p.  of 
  quadrare  to  make  four-cornered,  to  make  square,  to  square,  to 
  fit  suit,  from  quadrus  square,  quattuor  four  See 
  {Quadrant},  and  cf  {Quadrat},  {Quarry}  an  arrow,  {Square}.] 
  1.  Having  four  equal  sides,  the  opposite  sides  parallel,  and 
  four  right  angles;  square. 
  Figures,  some  round,  some  triangle,  some  quadrate. 
  2.  Produced  by  multiplying  a  number  by  itself  square.  `` 
  Quadrate  and  cubical  numbers.''  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
  3.  Square;  even  balanced;  equal;  exact.  [Archaic]  ``  A 
  quadrate,  solid,  wise  man.''  --Howell. 
  4.  Squared;  suited;  correspondent.  [Archaic]  ``  A  generical 
  description  quadrate  to  both.''  --Harvey. 
  {Quadrate  bone}  (Anat.),  a  bone  between  the  base  of  the  lower 
  jaw  and  the  skull  in  most  vertebrates  below  the  mammals. 
  In  reptiles  and  birds  it  articulates  the  lower  jaw  with 
  the  skull;  in  mammals  it  is  represented  by  the  malleus  or 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quadrate  \Quad"rate\,  n.  [L.  quadratum  See  {Quadrate},  a.] 
  1.  (Geom.)  A  plane  surface  with  four  equal  sides  and  four 
  right  angles;  a  square;  hence  figuratively,  anything 
  having  the  outline  of  a  square. 
  At  which  command,  the  powers  militant  That  stood  for 
  heaven,  in  mighty  quadrate  joined.  --Milton. 
  2.  (Astrol.)  An  aspect  of  the  heavenly  bodies  in  which  they 
  are  distant  from  each  other  90[deg],  or  the  quarter  of  a 
  circle;  quartile.  See  the  {Note}  under  {Aspect},  6. 
  3.  (Anat.)  The  quadrate  bone. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quadrate  \Quad"rate\,  v.  t. 
  To  adjust  (a  gun)  on  its  carriage;  also  to  train  (a  gun)  for 
  horizontal  firing. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  having  four  sides  and  four  angles 
  n  1:  a  cubelike  object 
  2:  a  square-shaped  object 

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