Synonyms of quadrant


1. quadrant, quarter-circle, line

usage: a quarter of the circumference of a circle

2. quadrant, area, country

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

3. quadrant, area, country

usage: the area enclosed by two perpendicular radii of a circle

4. quadrant, measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device

usage: a measuring instrument for measuring altitude of heavenly bodies

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Definition and meaning of quadrant (Dictionary)