Usage examples for rectangular

  1. Above this grave, there is a solid rectangular structure, with a chapel or offering place on the side towards the valley. – The Egyptian Conception of Immortality by George Andrew Reisner
  2. " I will take you again to your own little room in the Infants' Asylum," murmured the lady, as she turned with her protegee into the rectangular passage leading to the asylums. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  3. It is one of those wooden structures- I don't know whether you know them- with a false front that sticks up above its real height and gives it an air at once rectangular and imposing. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  4. 6. In other cases the same planning was probably adopted, although the evidence as yet known shows only a rectangular plan of main streets, such as we have met in Pre- Macedonian Greece. – Ancient Town-Planning by F. Haverfield
  5. It is therefore probable that the round and rectangular types of building were both in use among the megalithic people before they spread over Europe. – Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders by T. Eric Peet
  6. The corridor leads to a rectangular hall 22 feet long and 7 feet high, vaulted and ventilated by three circular airholes, 6 inches in diameter. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  7. Vertical and horizontal lines being parallel to the boundaries of rectangular pictures, are always right and immediately set up a relationship, as we have seen. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  8. The whole of this was built upon an artificially squared rectangular platform of natural rock, about fifteen feet high. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  9. The rectangular parallelogram so formed is nearly equally divided between land and sea, the south- eastern half being a portion of Northern France, and the north- western half the English Channel. – Crecy by Hilaire Belloc
  10. Ashen- faced but calm, they stared at the rectangular doorway which would have meant a chance to live. – The Star Lord by Boyd Ellanby
  11. Here was a rectangular space surrounded by walls which ran around its four sides to form the coping, unbroken in any spot; a gravel- and- tar roof, almost flat, with the scuttle and a few small, dust covered skylights its only openings, four chimney- tops its sole projections. – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  12. For filing out the end faces of rectangular keyways, a square file with both edges safe must be used, the safe edges being on opposite sides of the file. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  13. The houses are rectangular, built of adobe brick and heavy thatch, with a thick comb of thatch riding the ridge. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  14. The posterior expanded part is nearly square in outline, resembling the dorsal, rectangular projection. – A New Genus of Pennsylvania Fish (Crossoperygii, Coelacanthiformes) from Kansas by Joan Echols
  15. Lower surface of front wings similar in colors to upper with dark spots rectangular. – Butterflies Worth Knowing by Clarence M. Weed
  16. Sometimes the depressed four- centred arch appears without any hood moulding, and we occasionally meet with a simple pointed arch described from two centres placed within a rectangular compartment. – The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed. by Matthew Holbeche Bloxam
  17. The man was a joke- a rectangular comedy in monosyllables. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs