# Square vs Undefined - What's the difference?

square | undefined |

## As adjectives the difference between square and undefined

is that square is shaped like a (the polygon) while undefined is lacking a definition or value.

## As a noun square

is (geometry) a polygon with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90 degrees; a regular quadrilateral whose angles are all 90 degrees.

## As a verb square

is to adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else.

# square

## English

### Noun

(en noun)
• (geometry) A polygon with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90 degrees; a regular quadrilateral whose angles are all 90 degrees.
• * (rfdate)
• I took refuge in the square form and exhibited a picture which consisted of nothing more than a black square on a white field.
• An L- or T-shaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.
• There are so many uses for the square , in fact, that a new model will usually come complete with a booklet enumerating its applications. - The Carpenter's Square
• An open space in a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.
• The statue of Alexander VII. stands in the large square of the town.
• * (rfdate)
• You're not in Wisconsin, Dave. The big story isn't about a cow wandering into the town square .
• A cell in a grid.
• You may not move a piece to a square already occupied by one of your own pieces.
• (mathematics) The second power of a number, value, term or expression.
• 64 is the square of 8.
• (military) A body of troops drawn up in a square formation.
• * Shakespeare
• the brave squares of war
• * 1990 , (Peter Hopkirk), The Great Game , Folio Society 2010, p. 144:
• After disastrous attempts to break the Russian squares , during which, Longworth recounts, ‘the best and the bravest of the warriors fell victim to their own rashness’, the Circassians likewise changed their tactics.
• (slang) A socially conventional person; typically associated with the 1950s
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• Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a square !
• (British) The symbol # on a telephone; hash.
• Enter your account number followed by a square .
• (cricket) The central area of a cricket field, with one ore more pitches of which only one is used at a time.
• An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket square , measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square.
• (real estate jargon) A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, ie. 100 square feet or roughly 9.3 square metres. Used in real estate for the size of a house or its rooms, though progressively being replaced by square metres in metric countries such as Australia.
• 2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the square ... — (Macquarie Bank) (Australia), press release Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006 - "The World Squared" , 21 June 2006 [http://www.macquarie.com.au/au/about_macquarie/media_centre/20060621.htm]
2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 squares' of living space plus over 13 '''squares''' of decking area on 3 sides and 17 ' squares of garage and workshop downstairs. — Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania [http://www.yourestate.com.au/property_12753.php]
• (roofing) A unit used in measuring roof area equivalent to 100 square feet (9.29 m2) of roof area.
• (North America) A dessert cut into rectangular pieces, or a piece of such a dessert.
• (colloquial, US) A square meal.
• ''Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day.
• A pane of glass.
• (printing) A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column, nearly square; used chiefly in reckoning the prices of advertisements in newspapers.
• (archaic) Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.
• * Hooker
• They of Galatia [were] much more out of square .
• * Shakespeare
• I have not kept my square .
• The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.
• * Dryden
• We live not on the square with such as these.
• (astrology) The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each other; a quadrate.
• (dated) The act of squaring, or quarrelling; a quarrel.
• The front of a woman's dress over the bosom, usually worked or embroidered.
• (Shakespeare)
• (lb) .
• #### Synonyms

* (polygon) (rare) tetragon * (L-shaped tool) steel square, framing square, carpenter's square * (open space) piazza, plaza * (socially conventional person) see * hash, sharp, (US) pound sign

#### Derived terms

* carpenter's square * chi-square * combination square * difference of two squares * four square * framing square * goal square * kid on the square * Latin square * machinist square * magic square * market square * mean square * miter square * on the square * optical square * over square * perfect square * public square * Punnett square * set square * square bashing * squareless * square one * square-pushing * square tab shingle * steel square * T-square * three-square * town square * try square * under square * word square

(er)
• Shaped like a (the polygon).
• * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
• , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=1 citation , passage=The huge square box, parquet-floored and high-ceilinged, had been arranged to display a suite of bedroom furniture designed and made in the halcyon days of the last quarter of the nineteenth century,
• Forming a right angle, especially (nautical) at right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they are so braced.
• a square corner
• Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.
• Honest; straightforward.
• square dealing
• Fair.
• to make or leave the accounts square
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• (senseid)(slang) Socially conventional; boring.
• (cricket) In line with the batsman's popping crease.
• Correctly aligned with respect to something else.
• hearty; vigorous
• * Beaumont and Fletcher
• By Heaven, square eaters. More meat, I say.
• Having a shape broad for the height, with angular rather than curving outlines.
• a man of a square frame

#### Synonyms

* above board, on the level, on the square, on the up and up, straight * (socially conventional) bourgeois

#### Derived terms

(Terms derived from the adjective "square") * all square * be there or be square * fair and square * square bracket * square centimetre, square centimeter * square circle * square dancing * square deal * square drive * square flipper/squareflipper * square foot * squarehead * square inch * square leg * square knot * square matrix * square meal * square metre, square meter * square mile * square number * square pyramid * square rod * square root * square sail * square shooter * square-shouldered * square-toed * square wave * square yard * squarely * squareness * T-squared

### Verb

(squar)
• To adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else.
• The casting was mounted on a milling machine so that its sides could be squared .
• To resolve.
• John can square this question up for us.
These results just don't square .
• To adjust or adapt so as to bring into harmony with something.
• I cannot square the results of the experiment with my hypothesis.
''to square our actions by the opinions of others
• * Milton
• Square my trial / To my proportioned strength.
• (mathematics) Of a value, term or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.
• To draw, with a pair of compasses and a straightedge only, a with the same area as.
• square the circle
• (soccer) To make a short low pass sideways across the pitch
• * {{quote-news
• , year=2011 , date=December 10 , author=David Ornstein , title=Arsenal 1 - 0 Everton , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=First, former Toffee Mikel Arteta sent Walcott racing clear but instead of shooting he squared towards Ramsey, who was foiled by Tony Hibbert.}}
• (archaic) To take opposing sides; to quarrel.
• To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to suit; to fit.
• * Cowper
• No works shall find acceptance that square not truly with the Scripture plan.
• (obsolete) To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel.
• * Shakespeare
• Are you such fools / To square for this?
• To take a boxing attitude; often with up'' or ''off .
• (Dickens)
• To form with four sides and four right angles.
• (Spenser)
• To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces.
• to square mason's work
• To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.
• (Shakespeare)
• (astrology) To hold a quartile position respecting.
• * Creech
• the icy Goat and Crab that square the Scales
• (nautical) To place at right angles with the keel.
• to square the yards

#### Derived terms

(terms derived from the verb "square") * square away * square off * square up * square with * square the circle

#### Synonyms

* (to multiply by itself)

* (wikipedia "square") * cubic * quadrilateral * rectangle * rhombus 1000 English basic words ----