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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin quadrātum.

NounEdit

quadrat (plural quadrats)

  1. (sciences) An area of land, marked for studying its plants, animals, soil, natural processes, etc.
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Etymology 2Edit

1683. Probably from French cadrat or Italian quadrato (square), originally from Latin quadrātum (square). So called because the basic quadrat, the em quadrat, has a square face, having the same width as the height of a line of type.

NounEdit

quadrat (plural quadrats)

  1. (letterpress typography, obsolete) A quad; a blank metal block used to fill space in lines of type.
    • 1683, Joseph Moxon, Mechanick Exercises: Or, the Doctrine of Handy-Works. Applied to the art of Printing., v 2, p 222–23:
      If his Title be ſhort, he Sets it in the middle of the Line, by Setting Quadrats on both ſides: If his Title be long, he Sets the middle Line in the middle: If it make three or more Lines, he Indents the firſt with an m Quadrat, and the other with two m Quadrats.
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin quadrātus, possibly a borrowing. Cf. caire, quadre.

NounEdit

quadrat m (plural quadrats)

  1. square

AdjectiveEdit

quadrat (feminine quadrada, masculine plural quadrats, feminine plural quadrades)

  1. square
  2. squared

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NounEdit

quadrat

  1. quadrat

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quadrat

  1. quadratic, square
    quadrat kilometr
    quadrat kilometr
    square kilometer