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square [ skwɛə] n.正方形;广场

square [skwɛə] n.&a.平方的,方形的

square [skwɛə] n.方形的

《不见不散》 Be there or be square.

RMS Root Mean Square 均方根值,有效值

RMS Root Mean Square 均方根

square meter 面积

square meter 平方米

square foot 平方英尺

fair and square 忠诚与坦白

square deal 公平交易

清算 to settle an account; to liquidate an account; to square an account

结帐 to settle; to make settlement; to make effect settlement; to square; to balance

Red Square in Moscow, Russia 俄罗斯莫斯科红场

Times Square, New York City, USA 美国纽约时代广场

least square regression method 最小平方回归法

mean-square value 均方值

method of least square 最小平方法

等径程发动机
square engine

Don't be square!
别古板了。

About 10,000 people a day filed past Tian'anmen Square during the celebration period.
在欢庆期间,每天约有一万人走过天安门广场。

Some 30,000 angry farmers are demonstrating in the central square.
大约三万愤怒的农民在中央广场举行示威。

There was a large crowd in the square, protesting against the war.
广场上聚集了一大群人,他们是在抗议那场战争。

My country has an area of 500,000 square kilometers.
我国面积五十万平里。

Our school covers 100 square meters. 我们学校占地面积平方米。

The square is bursting with tourists.
广场上到处都是游客。

There were millions of people in the square.
广场上有好多好多人。

This cloth has a pattern of blue and white squares.
这种布有蓝白格子的图案。

A square has four sides but a circle has no sides.
正方形有四条边,而圆形没有边。

The little girl drew a square on the paper.
小女孩在纸上画了一个正方形。

The road turned square to the left.
这条路成直角向左转去。

A I think I’ll go back to my hotel for a rest.
A 我想我要回旅馆休息一下。
B Where is your hotel? Is it far?
B 你住的旅馆在哪里?距离这里远吗?
A No, it’s not far. It’s about one kilometre that way, just before Tiananmen Square.
A 不,不远。在那边大约1公里处,就在天安门广场的前面。
B That’s not too far. ?Do you want to take a taxi?
B 那不太远。你想打辆出租车吗?
A No I’d prefer to walk. It’s not far – and it’s a nice day anyway.
A 不,我想步行。路不远——今天天气又很好。
B OK. I guess it is a nice day for walking. Have a good rest and see you later.
B 好吧。我想这样的天气适合走一走。好好休息一下,呆会见。

A There are so many fantastic new buildings in Beijing now.
A 现在在北京有如此之多的壮观的新建筑。
B I know. I love the new Opera House near Tiananmen Square. And the new Museum. They are both brand new.
B 我知道。我喜欢天安门广场附近的新京剧院。还有新的博物馆。它们都是崭新的。
A I love the Olympic Stadium. It’s so different, so unusual.
A 我喜欢奥林匹克体育场。它如此与众不同,如此独特。
B They call it ‘The Bird’s Nest’.
B 人们把它叫做“鸟巢”。
A It’s a good name! The stadium is a wonderful piece of architecture.
A 这是一个好名字!体育场真是一个宏伟的建筑。

What’s your hotel like? 你的饭店什么样?
It’s excellent. It’s very central. And it’s convenient for the shops on Wangfujing Street.
北京饭店好极了。它在市中心,从那里到王府井大街上的商店非常方便。
And it’s easy for all the tourist sights. The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square are very near.
从那里去所有的旅游景点都很容易。那里离故宫和天安门广场很近。
It’s really nice. Good restaurants, a good coffee shop and a great gym.
我的饭店非常好。有很好的餐厅、咖啡馆和大的健身房。
And the staff are really friendly and helpful.
全体员工都非常友好,而且乐于助人。
I’m glad you like it.
我很高兴你喜欢那里。

fair and square 忠诚与坦白

square deal 公平交易

- feel like a square peg in a round hole 感到格格不入,不适合
After graduation, I remained as a teacher in college.
Whenever our former classmates have a get-together, I always feel like a square peg in a round hole.
All they talk about are ways to make money, expensive hotels, luxurious entertainment,
things I have no experiences to share with them.

The maximum quantity of cotton jerseys this year is about DM25,000.
我们今年最多能订购大约25000马克的棉毛衫。
5,000 square metres of wool carpet is bigger than any order we've ever placed.
5000平方米的羊毛地毯超过了以往的订货。
As the package of sample is overweight, airmailing would be too expensive.
由于样品包装过重,空邮费用太高。

A: Good morning. Can I help you, sir?
A: 早上好!先生,我能帮忙吗?
B: Yes. Do you have a map of Beijing?
B: 是的。你有北京地图吗?
A: Yes. Here’s one.
A: 有。这里有一张。
B: Thanks. What’s the way to Tian’anmen Square?
B: 谢谢!去天安门广场怎么走?
A: It’s only a short walk --- maybe 10 minutes. Go right when you leave the hotel.
A: 不远——可能走10分就到。出旅馆向右走。
B: That’s very helpful. Thank you.
B: 很清楚。谢谢你!
A: Bye-bye.
A: 再见!
B: Goodbye.
B: 再见!

If you want to ask the direction to somewhere, you can say: What’s the way to . . .? / What’s the way to . . . ?. For example, What’s the way to Tiananmen Square? / What’s the way to Tiananmen Square?
如果你想要问某地的方向,你可以说:What’s the way to . . .? / 去 . . . 怎么走?. 例如, What’s the way to Tian’anmen Square? /去天安门广场怎么走?

What’s the way to Tiananmen Square? 去天安门广场怎么走?
It’s only a short walk. 走不远就到。
Maybe 10 minutes. 可能要10分钟。

A: What hotel are you staying at?
A: 你住在哪家酒店?
B: The Beijing Hotel.
B: 北京饭店。
A: Ah, it’s very good. Do you like it?
A: 啊,北京饭店很好。你喜欢那里吗?
B: Yes, it’s excellent. It’s very central. And it’s convenient for the shops on Wangfujing Street.
B: 是的,北京饭店好极了。它在市中心,从那里到王府井大街上的商店非常方便。
A: And it’s easy for all the tourist sights. The Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square are very close.
A: 从那里去所有的旅游景点都很容易。那里离故宫和天安门广场很近。
B: Yes, just a short walk.
B: 是的,只需走不远的一段路。
A: I’m glad you like it.
A: 我很高兴你喜欢那里。

A: Did you have a nice walk in Tian’anmen Square?
A: 你在天安门广场散步愉快吗?
B: Yes, I did. It’s so big. There were hundreds of people there.
B: 是的,很愉快。天安门广场那么大。那里有成百上千的人。
A: You should see it when it’s really busy. During the holidays, like New Year, there are usually thousands of people.
A: 当它最热闹的时候你应该去看一看。在节假日,比如说新年。在那里有成千上万的人。
B: It’s such a big space.
B: 那里的空间如此之大。
A: Yes. I think it can hold over a million people.
A: 是的,我想它能容得下100多万人。

Again with numbers, you can describe large numbers by using hundreds / hundreds, or thousands / thousands, or millions / millions, e.g.: There were hundreds of people in Tian’anmen Square / There were hundreds of people in Tian’anmen Square: There were thousands at the football match / There were thousands at the football match.
再来看一下数字的说法,你可以用hundreds / 百, thousands / 千, 或者millions /百万来描述大数字, 例如: There were hundreds of people in Tian’anmen Square / 在天安门广场有成百上千的人: There were thousands at the football match / 有成千上万的人观看足球比赛。

八仙桌 [bā xiān zhuō] /old fashioned square table to seat eight people/

饱食终日无所用心 [bǎo shí zhōng rì wú suǒ yòng xīn] /eat three square meals a day and do no work/be sated with food and remain idle/

方 [fāng] /square/quadrilateral/direction/just/

广场 [guǎng chǎng] /a public square (e.g. Tiananmen Square)/

矩 [jǔ] /carpenter's square/rule/

棱 [léng] /corner/square beam/

楞 [léng] /corner/square beam/

平方 [píng fāng] /square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)/

螓 [qín] /small cicada with a square head/

人民大会堂 [rén mín dà huì táng] /Great Hall of the People, at Tiananmen Square/

人民英雄纪念碑 [rén mín yīng xióng jì niàn bēi] /Monument to the People's Heroes, at Tiananmen Square/

天安门 [tiān ān mén] /Tiananmen (square)/

天安门广场 [tiān ān mén guǎng chǎng] /Tiananmen Square/

罾 [zēng] /large square net/

正方形 [zhèng fāng xíng] /square/

Moreover, demographers see the continuing shift south and west as joined by a related but newer phenomenon: More and more, Americans apparently are looking not just for places with more jobs but with fewer people, too. Some instances —
而且,人口学家发现,向南部和向西部的不断迁移还伴随着一种相关却又较新的现象:越来越多的美国人显然不再仅仅寻找有更多工作机会的地方,也在寻找人口稀少的地方。例证如下:
● Regionally, the Rocky Mountain states reported the most rapid growth rate — 37.1 percent since 1970 in a vast area with only 5 percent of the US population.
从区域上看,洛基山脉各州上报了自1970年以来最高的人口增长率——37.1%,而以前这片广阔的土地上的人口仅占美国总人口的5%。
● Among states, Nevada and Arizona grew fastest of all: 63.5 and 53.1 percent respectively. Except for Florida and Texas, the top 10 in rate of growth is composed of Western states with 7.5 million people — about 9 per square mile.
从各州情况看,内华达和亚利桑那是增长最快的两个州:其增长率分别为63.5%和53.1%。除了佛罗里达州和得克萨斯州外,处于人口增长率前10位的都是西部各州,共有750万人——每平方英里约9个人。

{adj: available, usable, useable} convenient for use or disposal
"the house is available after July 1"
"2000 square feet of usable office space"

{adj: big-shouldered, broad-shouldered, square-shouldered} having broad shoulders
"big-shouldered and heavy-armed"

{adj: checked, checkered, chequered} patterned with alternating squares of color

{adj: chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy} short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
"some people seem born to be square and chunky"
"a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"
"dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"
"a little church with a squat tower"
"a squatty red smokestack"
"a stumpy ungainly figure"

{adj: common, plebeian, vulgar, unwashed} of or associated with the great masses of people
"the common people in those days suffered greatly"
"behavior that branded him as common"
"his square plebeian nose"
"a vulgar and objectionable person"
"the unwashed masses"

{adj: embattled, battlemented, castled, castellated, crenelated, crenellated, crenelate, crenellate, indented} having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
"a crenelated molding"

{adj: fair-and-square} just and honest

{adj: hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial} providing abundant nourishment
"a hearty meal"
"good solid food"
"ate a substantial breakfast"
"four square meals a day"

{adj: oblong} deviating from a square or circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction

{adj: opposite} the other one of a complementary pair
"the opposite sex"
"the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"

{adj: priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian} exaggeratedly proper
"my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

{adj: quadratic} of or relating to or resembling a square
"quadratic shapes"

{adj: round, circular} having a circular shape
<-> square

{adj: shaped} having the shape of
"a square shaped playing field"

{adj: square, straightforward, straight} without evasion or compromise
"a square contradiction"
"he is not being as straightforward as it appears"

{adj: square, straight} rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

{adj: square-built} broad and solidly built

{adj: square-jawed} having a relatively square jaw

{adj: square-rigged} rigged with square sails as the principal ones

{adj: square-shaped} shaped like a square

{adj: square-tailed} having a square tail

{adj: square-toed, squared-toe} having a square toe
"square-toed shoes"

{adj: squared} having been made square

{adj: square} having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle
"a square peg in a round hole"
"a square corner"
<-> round

{adj: square} leaving no balance
"my account with you is now all square"

{adj: squarish} somewhat square in appearance or form

{adj: straight, square} characterized by honesty and fairness
"straight dealing"
"a square deal"
<-> crooked

{adj: translunar, translunary, superlunar, superlunary} situated beyond the moon or its orbit around the earth
"who can imagine a translunary visitor in Times Square?"

{adj: unswept} not swept or having sweep
"a boxy little plane with square unswept wings"
<-> swept

{adv: aft, abaft, astern} at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
"stow the luggage aft"
"ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"
"the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"
<-> fore

{adv: foursquare} in a square position
"the building stood foursquare"

{adv: individually, separately, singly, severally, one by one, on an individual basis} apart from others
"taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"
"the fine points are treated singly"

{adv: squarely, square} firmly and solidly
"hit the ball squarely"
"the bat met the ball squarely"
"planted his great bulk square before his enemy"

{adv: squarely, square} in a square shape
"a squarely cut piece of paper"
"folded the sheet of paper square"

{adv: squarely, square} in a straight direct way
"looked him squarely in the eye"
"ran square into me"

{n: Black Hole of Calcutta} a dungeon (20 feet square) in a fort in Calcutta where as many as 146 English prisoners were held overnight by Siraj-ud-daula; the next morning only 23 were still alive

{n: Bloomsbury} a city district of central London laid out in garden squares

{n: Broadway, Great White Way} a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters

{n: Byzantine architecture} the style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century; massive domes with square bases and round arches and spires and much use of mosaics

{n: Eton jacket} a jacket hanging to the waist and cut square at the bottom

{n: French bulldog} small stocky version of the bulldog having a sleek coat and square head

{n: French fritter, beignet} a square, very rich drop friedcake dusted with confectioners' sugar

{n: Hooke, Robert Hooke} English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introduced the term `cell' into biology and invented a balance spring for watches (1635-1703)

{n: Kepler's third law, harmonic law} a law stating that the ratio of the square of the revolutionary period (in years) to the cube of the orbital axis (in astronomical units) is the same for all planets

{n: L-plate} a square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the driver is a learner

{n: Latin square} a square matrix of n rows and columns; cells contain n different symbols so arranged that no symbol occurs more than once in any row or column

{n: Mus, genus Mus} type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch

{n: Pyramid, Great Pyramid, Pyramids of Egypt} a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt

{n: Sahara, Sahara Desert} the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa

{n: Set, Seth} evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris

{n: T-square} a square used by draftsmen to draw parallel lines

{n: Times Square} the area of Manhattan around the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue; heart of the New York theater district; site of annual celebration of New Year's

{n: Trafalgar Square} a square in central London where there is a memorial to Admiral Nelson

{n: Whitehall} a wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament; site of many government offices

{n: acre} a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries

{n: afghan} a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl

{n: agora, public square} a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece

{n: annulet, bandelet, bandelette, bandlet, square and rabbet} molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column

{n: are, ar} a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters

{n: area unit, square measure} a system of units used to measure areas

{n: area, expanse, surface area} the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
"the area of a rectangle"
"it was about 500 square feet in area"

{n: ascot} a cravat with wide square ends; secured with an ornamental pin

{n: barye, bar absolute, microbar} the absolute unit of pressure equal to one dyne per square centimeter

{n: bar} (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter
"unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"

{n: bearded seal, squareflipper square flipper, Erignathus barbatus} medium-sized greyish to yellow seal with bristles each side of muzzle; of Arctic Ocean

{n: bevel, bevel square} a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size

{n: bishop} (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color

{n: block, cube} a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

{n: blue peter} a blue flag with a white square in the center indicates that the vessel is ready to sail

{n: board foot} the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick

{n: boxer} a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany

{n: brace} a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it

{n: bracket, square bracket} either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material

{n: brigantine, hermaphrodite brig} two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast

{n: brig} two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on both masts

{n: brownie} square or bar of very rich chocolate cake usually with nuts

{n: candle, candela, cd, standard candle} the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin

{n: carpenter's square} a steel square used by carpenters; larger than a try square

{n: castle, rook} (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

{n: checkerboard, checker board} a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors

{n: check} a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard)
"she wore a skirt with checks"

{n: cleaver, meat cleaver, chopper} a butcher's knife having a large square blade

{n: climbing salamander} any of several North American salamanders adapted for climbing with well-developed limbs and long somewhat squared-off toes

{n: complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary} (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

{n: corner post} a square post supporting a structural member at the corner of a building

{n: crossword puzzle, crossword} a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle

{n: cube, regular hexahedron} a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces

{n: cube, square block} a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube

{n: currycomb} a square comb with rows of small teeth; used to curry horses

{n: determinant} a square matrix used to solve simultaneous equations

{n: diagonal matrix} a square matrix with all elements not on the main diagonal equal to zero

{n: diagonalization, diagonalisation} changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)
"the diagonalization of a normal matrix by a unitary transformation"

{n: diagonal} (mathematics) a set of entries in a square matrix running diagonally either from the upper left to lower right entry or running from the upper right to lower left entry

{n: diagonal} an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard
"the bishop moves on the diagonals"

{n: do-si-do} a square-dance figure; two dancers approach each other and circle back to back before returning to their original places

{n: eigenvalue, eigenvalue of a matrix, eigenvalue of a square matrix, characteristic root of a square matrix} (mathematics) any number such that a given square matrix minus that number times the identity matrix has a zero determinant

{n: em, mutton, mut} the square of a body of any size of type

{n: en passant} (chess) a chess pawn that is moved two squares can be captured by an opponent's pawn commanding the square that was passed

{n: fair deal, square deal} fair treatment

{n: filet} lace having a square mesh

{n: foot-lambert, ft-L} a former luminance unit equal to one lumen per square foot

{n: foresail} the lowest sail on the foremast of a square-rigged vessel

{n: frigate} a medium size square-rigged warship of the 18th and 19th centuries

{n: galleon} a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries

{n: gauss} a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter

{n: gravity, gravitation, gravitational attraction, gravitational force} (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
"the more remote the body the less the gravity"
"the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them"
"gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein

{n: handkerchief, hankie, hanky, hankey} a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory

{n: hectare} (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)

{n: herm} a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost

{n: imaginary part, imaginary part of a complex number} the part of a complex number that has the square root of -1 as a factor

{n: kaffiyeh} an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal

{n: kaiser roll} rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center

{n: kerchief} a square scarf that is folded into a triangle and worn over the head or about the neck

{n: knight banneret, knight of the square flag, banneret} a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command

{n: knight, horse} a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)

{n: lag screw, lag bolt} a heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench

{n: lambert, L} a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter

{n: law of gravitation, Newton's law of gravitation} (physics) the law that states any two bodies attract each other with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them

{n: least squares, method of least squares} a method of fitting a curve to data points so as to minimize the sum of the squares of the distances of the points from the curve

{n: lux, lx} a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle

{n: machine bolt} a bolt with a square or hexagonal head on one end and a threaded shaft on the other end; tightened with a wrench; used to connect metal parts

{n: magic square} a square matrix of n rows and columns; the first n^2 integers are arranged in the cells of the matrix in such a way that the sum of any row or column or diagonal is the same

{n: main course} a square mainsail

{n: main diagonal, principal diagonal} the diagonal of a square matrix running from the upper left entry to the lower right entry

{n: main yard} yard for a square mainsail

{n: matrix transposition} the interchange of each row of a square matrix with the corresponding column

{n: maxwell, Mx} a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss

{n: mortarboard, hawk} a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar

{n: mortarboard} an academic cap with a flat square with a tassel on top

{n: mortise, mortice} a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

{n: nit} a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source

{n: nonsingular matrix} a square matrix whose determinant is not zero
<-> singular matrix

{n: nut} a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt

{n: oblong} a plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation

{n: open-air market, open-air marketplace, market square} a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold

{n: pascal, Pa} a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter

{n: perch, rod, pole} a square rod of land

{n: phot} a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter; 10,000 phots equal 1 lux

{n: plaza, place, piazza} a public square with room for pedestrians
"they met at Elm Plaza"
"Grosvenor Place"

{n: poise} a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second

{n: pounds per square inch, psi} a unit of pressure

{n: promenade} a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle

{n: public square, square} an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

{n: quadrate} a square-shaped object

{n: quadratic equation, quadratic} an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square

{n: quadrature} the construction of a square having the same area as some other figure

{n: quadrille} a square dance of 5 or more figures for 4 or more couples

{n: ravioli, cappelletti} small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings

{n: reef knot, flat knot} a square knot used in a reef line

{n: resolution} (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture

{n: rest energy} the energy equivalent to the mass of a particle at rest in an inertial frame of reference; equal to the rest mass times the square of the speed of light

{n: rigger} a sailing vessel with a specified rig
"a square rigger"

{n: ring} a square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle

{n: sabin} a unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound

{n: sashay} a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps

{n: second moment} the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from the point of origin

{n: secondary diagonal} the diagonal of a square matrix running from the lower left entry to the upper right entry

{n: section} a land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side

{n: set square} a try square with an adjustable sliding head

{n: shogi} a form of chess played on a board of 81 squares; each player has 20 pieces

{n: shore pine, lodgepole, lodgepole pine, spruce pine, Pinus contorta} shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares

{n: singular matrix} a square matrix whose determinant is zero
<-> nonsingular matrix

{n: skysail} the sail above the royal on a square-rigger

{n: square dance, square dancing} American country dancing in which couples form squares

{n: square dancer} someone who does square dancing

{n: square foot, sq ft} a unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square

{n: square inch, sq in} a unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square

{n: square knot} a double knot made of two half hitches and used to join the ends of two cords

{n: square matrix} a matrix with the same number of rows and columns

{n: square meal} a substantial and nourishing meal
"he seldom got three square meals a day"

{n: square meter, square metre, centare} a centare is 1/100th of an are

{n: square mile} an area of 640 acres

{n: square nut} nut with a square shape

{n: square one} the situation in which you begin an endeavor and to which you return if your efforts fail
"the police are now back at square one after having arrested and released 27 men"
"she has tried to diet but always ends up back at square one"

{n: square root} a number that when multiplied by itself equals a given number

{n: square sail} a four-sided sail set beneath a horizontal yard suspended at the middle from a mast

{n: square shooter, straight shooter, straight arrow} a frank and honest person
<-> liar

{n: square yard, sq yd} a unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square

{n: square, foursquare} (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
"you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides"

{n: square, lame} someone who doesn't understand what is going on

{n: square, second power} the product of two equal terms
"nine is the second power of three"
"gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"

{n: square, square toes} a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views

{n: square-bashing} drill on a barracks square

{n: square-dance music} music performed for square dancing

{n: square-rigger} a square-rigged sailing ship

{n: squareness} the property of being shaped like a square

{n: squaretail} sluggish square-tailed fish armored with tough bony scales; of deep warm waters

{n: square} a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles
"the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"

{n: square} any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles
"a checkerboard has 64 squares"

{n: square} something approximating the shape of a square

{n: standard deviation} the square root of the variance

{n: swing} a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them

{n: tangram} a Chinese puzzle consisting of a square divided into seven pieces that must be arranged to match particular designs

{n: terminus, terminal figure, term} (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome

{n: tesla} a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter

{n: tessera} a small square tile of stone or glass used in making mosaics

{n: theory of gravitation, theory of gravity, gravitational theory, Newton's theory of gravitation} (physics) the theory that any two particles of matter attract one another with a force directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them

{n: ticktacktoe, ticktacktoo, tick-tack-toe, tic-tac-toe, tit-tat-toe, noughts and crosses} a game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does

{n: topgallant, topgallant mast} a mast fixed to the head of a topmast on a square-rigged vessel

{n: transit zone} a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers

{n: try square} a square having a metal ruler set at right angles to another straight piece

{n: variance} the second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value

{n: watch key} winder consisting of a key with a square hole; used for winding some watches

{n: word square, acrostic} a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across

{n: yardarm} either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship

{n: yard} a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen

{v: bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest} place in a grave or tomb
"Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"
"The pharaos were entombed in the pyramids"
"My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"

{v: buzz} fly low
"Planes buzzed the crowds in the square"

{v: call, call off} give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance

{v: castle} move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

{v: check, checker, chequer} mark into squares or draw squares on ; draw crossed lines on

{v: cry, blazon out} proclaim or announce in public
"before we had newspapers, a town cryer would cry the news"
"He cried his merchandise in the market square"

{v: feather, square} turn the oar, while rowing

{v: feather, square} turn the paddle ; in canoeing

{v: loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around} be about
"The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"
"Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

{v: settle, square off, square up, determine} settle conclusively ; come to terms
"We finally settled the argument"

{v: square dance} dance in formation

{v: square up, jog, even up} even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing

{v: square, square up} make square
"Square the circle"
"square the wood with a file"

{v: square} be compatible with
"one idea squares with another"

{v: square} cause to match, as of ideas or acts

{v: square} pay someone and settle a debt
"I squared with him"

{v: square} position so as to be square
"He squared his shoulders"

{v: square} raise to the second power

{v: tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away} put (things or places) in order
"Tidy up your room!"

{v: true, true up} make level, square, balanced, or concentric
"true up the cylinder of an engine"

Pio is also reported to have prophesied the Polish cleric's ascension to the papacy as far back as 1947, and foreseen the blood and suffering that followed the attempt on his life in St Peter's Square in 1981.
据说,早在 1947年皮奥就已预言这位波兰牧师将晋升罗马教皇的职位,并且预知了 1981年在圣彼得广场有人图谋杀害教皇而导致的流血和苦难事件。

The light railway consists of two intersecting lines, which link at Siam Square.
这个轻轨铁路系统由两条线路交叉而成,会合处在暹罗广常

This giant 850,000 square-foot warehouse is stocked with books, CDs, TVs, stereos, video games, software, and toys.
这个面积达 85万平方英尺的巨大仓库里装满了书籍、光盘、电视机、立体声系统、视频游戏、软件及玩具。

A: Manhattan Square, please.
B: All right, sir. When are you supposed to be there?
A: I'd like to go around the city, if you don't mind.
- 请到曼哈顿广场。
- 好的,先生。要求几点到。
- 如果你不介意,我想看看街景。

London commuters got back on board the city's reopened Piccadilly Line subway service for the first time since the bombings. The worst-hit carriage blown up on July 7 was on a Piccadilly train traveling between King's Cross and Russell Square stations. The blast killed 27 people.
有关当局第一次开放了地铁的皮卡迪利线。在7月7号的恐怖袭击中,这条线从国王十字站和罗素广场站运行的那段地铁受损最严重,有27人丧生。

Commuters say they felt a mixture of sadness and determination as they got back on the Piccadilly line. "It's a bit sad actually, coming from King's Cross to Russell Square," said one woman. "I felt a bit sad, you know, because of what happened; but you know, I'm glad, I'm glad they've opened it up again. Life goes on."
一些乘客说,重新搭乘这条线有一种既感伤又坚定的复杂心理。一位女乘客说:“从国王十字到罗素广场实际上是有些令人难过的。因为发生了这样的悲剧。但同时我也很高兴看到这条线重新开放了,一切又照旧如常。”

President Putin has invited more than 50 world leaders to attend the festivities in Moscow, which will culminate with a military parade on Red Square Monday, featuring 2,500 war veterans, as well as Soviet-era tanks and trucks.
普京总统邀请了世界各国50多位领导人参加在莫斯科举行的庆祝活动。庆祝活动的高潮是星期一在红场举行的阅兵式。阅兵队伍中将有2500名二战退伍老兵和苏联时代的坦克和卡车。

He spoke in Bratislava's main square, packed with Slovaks who had braved the elements on a blustery winter day. The president recalled their triumph over communist rule, hailed their entry into NATO and the European Union, and cited the example they have set for others. "Every Slovak can be proud of these achievements. And the American people are proud to call you allies and friends and brothers in the cause of freedom," he said.
布什总统是在布拉迪斯拉发的主要广场发表演讲的。斯洛伐克人不顾寒冷,挤满了广场。布什总统赞扬斯洛伐克人战胜共产党统治、加入世界贸易组织和欧洲联盟,为其他国家树立了榜样。布什总统说,“每一个斯洛伐克人都应该为这些成就感到骄傲。美国人民也骄傲地把斯洛伐克称为民主事业中的盟国、朋友和兄弟。”

Having braved three days of driving snow and plunging temperatures, the opposition demonstrators show no signs of letting up. Kievs central Independence Square remains packed with Yuschenko supporters, who say they will not go home until he is declared the rightful winner.
过去三天来,反对派的示威者不顾大雪和骤降的气温,持续抗议,毫无任何收场迹象。基辅中央独立广场上仍然聚集着尤先科的支持者。他们说,在宣布尤先科为合法的获胜者之前,他们决不打道回府。

A short while later, the skies of Kiev were filled with fireworks and the near constant echo of car horns honking in support of Mr. Yushchenko, in scenes eerily reminiscent of Georgias peaceful Rose Revolution. But not far from the central square, a different scene unfolds. Hundreds of large trucks are barricaded outside the entire perimeter of Central Election Commission headquarters. And nearby, some one thousand special police in full riot gear were unloading as the midnight hour approached. The only thing noticeably absent from Kiev's streets are any signs of Yanukovych supporters.
不久,五颜六色的焰火升上基辅的天空,支持尤先科的汽车喇叭声此起彼伏。此情此景不禁让人们想起格鲁吉亚曾发生的和平“玫瑰革命”。但是,在中心广场不远的地方,情景完全不同。数百辆大型卡车组成路障,围住整个中央选举委员会的建筑。午夜降临时,在不远的地方大约有一千名全副武装的防暴警察正在从车上下来。在基辅的街道上,人们唯一所看不到的是亚努科维奇的支持者。

"It's the worst kind of Monday morning quarterbacking [second-guessing]. It is especially shameful in the light of a new tape from America's enemy," the president said. "Our commander in Afghanistan, Tommy Franks, recently said the Senator's understanding of events does not square with reality."


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