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square noun

  /skweə(ɹ)/ , /skweː(ɹ)/ , /skwɛə(ɹ)/ , /skwɛəɹ/ , /skwɛː(ɹ)/ , /skwɪə(ɹ)/
  • (printing) A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column, nearly square; used chiefly in reckoning the prices of advertisements in newspapers.
Quadrat, Platz, Scheibe
  • (mathematics) The product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself; the second power of a number, value, term or expression.
Quadrat, quadratisch
  • An open space or park, often in the center of a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.
  • A cell in a grid.
Feld, Schachfeld
Anschlagwinkel, Zeichenschiene
  • (British) The symbol # on a telephone; hash.
  • (1950s, _, slang) A socially conventional or conservative person; a person who has little or no interest in the latest fads or trends: still sometimes used in modern terminology.
Normalo, Spießer, Stino
  • (real estate) A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, i.e. 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.

square adjective

  /skweə(ɹ)/ , /skweː(ɹ)/ , /skwɛə(ɹ)/ , /skwɛəɹ/ , /skwɛː(ɹ)/ , /skwɪə(ɹ)/
  • Shaped like a square (the polygon).
quadratisch, Quadrat
  • Forming a right angle (90°).
  • (slang, derogatory) Socially conventional; boring.
spießig, Quadrat
  • Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.
Quadrat, quadratisch

square verb

  /skweə(ɹ)/ , /skweː(ɹ)/ , /skwɛə(ɹ)/ , /skwɛəɹ/ , /skwɛː(ɹ)/ , /skwɪə(ɹ)/
  • (transitive, mathematics) Of a value, term, or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.

squarely adverb

  /ˈskwɛə(ɹ).li/ , /ˈskwɛɹ.li/
  • (figurative) In a direct, straightforward and honest manner.
  • (also, figurative) Firmly and solidly.
felsenfest, fest
  • (geometry) In the shape of a square; at right angles.
quadratisch, rechteckig

squared adjective

  • (mathematics) Raised to the second power.
Quadrat, zum Quadrat
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