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Definition of Quadrate

Quadrate
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.
Quadrate
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. --Foxe. 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 incus.
Quadrate
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.
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Quadrate Quad"rate, v. t. To adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for horizontal firing.

Meaning of Quadrate from wikipedia

- Quadrate may refer to: Quadrate bone Quadrate (heraldry) Quadrate lobe of liver Quadrate tubercle of femur Quadrat (disambiguation)...
- described as quadrate (or more fully nowy quadrate) when it has a square central boss. Cross quadrate argent Cross quadrate sable Cross quadrate gammadion...
- The quadrate tubercle is a small tubercle found upon the upper part of the femur, that serves as a point of insertion of the quadratus femoris along with...
- four lobes are the right lobe, the left lobe, the caudate lobe, and the quadrate lobe. Seen from the front – the diaphragmatic surface the liver is divided...
- The quadrate bone is a skull bone in most tetrapods, including amphibians, sauropsids (reptiles, birds), and early synapsids. In most tetrapods, the quadrate...
- quadrata (or quadrate line). About the junction of the upper one-third and lower two-thirds on the intertrochanteric crest is the quadrate tubercle located...
- along the back part of the body: it is called the linea quadrata (or quadrate line), and gives attachment to the Quadratus femoris and a few fibers of...
- the quadrate, as in the Amblycephalidae; the supratemporal may be much reduced, and wedged in between the adjacent bones of the cranium; the quadrate may...
- anatomy, the quadrate ligament or ligament of Denucé is one of the ligaments of the proximal radioulnar joint in the upper forearm. The quadrate ligament...
- fourth cusp, the hypocone (hypoconid), subsequently evolved (see below). Quadrate (also called quadritubercular or euthemorphic) molars have an additional...
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