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quadraturePart of speech: Noun Usage examples "quadrature":
- But such things as the quadrature of the circle, etc. - "A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)", Augustus de Morgan.
- It is just the same with the quadrature of the circle. - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
- To do him justice, he studied for two or three hours everyday, and it was not his fault if he did not advance- but his head was confused with technical terms; he mixed all up together, and disparts, sines and cosines, parabolas, tangents, windage, seconds, lines of sight, logarithms, projectiles and traverse sailing, quadrature and Gunter's scales, were all crowded together, in a brain which had not capacity to receive the rule of three. - "Mr. Midshipman Easy", Captain Frederick Marryat.