Quadrant vs. Quadrat

Quadrant vs. Quadrat — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Quadrant and Quadrat

Quadrantnoun

A circular arc of 90°; one fourth of the circumference of a circle.

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(Printing) A piece of type metal lower than the raised typeface, used for filling spaces and blank lines. Also called quad2.

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The plane area bounded by such an arc and two perpendicular radii.

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Any of a group of small, usually rectangular plots of land used for sampling the occurrence of species or of archaeological artifacts.

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Any of the four areas into which a plane is divided by the reference axes in a Cartesian coordinate system, designated first, second, third, and fourth, counting counterclockwise from the area in which both coordinates are positive.

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(sciences) An area of land, marked for studying its plants, animals, soil, natural processes, etc.

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A machine part or other mechanical device that is shaped like a quarter circle.

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A quad; a blank metal block used to fill space in lines of type.

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An early instrument for measuring altitude of celestial bodies, consisting of a 90° graduated arc with a movable radius for measuring angles.

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(Egyptology) A virtual rectangular subdivision of a line or column of hieroglyphs within which a group of hieroglyphs is arranged.

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One of the four sections made by dividing an area with two perpendicular lines.

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(mathematics) One of the four regions of the Cartesian plane bounded by the x-axis and y-axis.

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(geometry) One fourth of a circle or disc; a sector with an angle of 90°.

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(nautical) A measuring device with a graduated arc of 90° used in locating an altitude.

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(college basketball) One of the four categories of team wins and losses, as categorized by strength of schedule.

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a quarter of the circumference of a circle

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a quarter of the circumference of a circle

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any of the four areas into which a plane is divided by two orthogonal coordinate axes

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the area enclosed by two perpendicular radii of a circle

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a measuring instrument for measuring altitude of heavenly bodies