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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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One fourth of a circle. Also: An instrument used for measuring angles and heights.

Usage examples (34)
  • One quadrant of the circle graph represents the people who are vegetarians.
  • As we all know, the Delta quadrant is the setting of Voyager, a series best not spoken of.
  • Choose the Anchor quadrant from the 10 options to set the base location.
  • Because of the hurricane's counterclockwise rotation, the forward-right quadrant is considered "bad." for more
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