Oblong Figures Crossword Clue

Oblong figures crossword clue. A two speed crossword question in Daily Telegraph Sydney on Friday, 23 June 2017. 10 letters.

Answer: rectangles

In Euclidean plane geometry, a rectangle is a quadrilateral with four right angles. It can also be defined as an equiangular quadrilateral, since equiangular means that all of its angles are equal (360°/4 = 90°). It can also be defined as a parallelogram containing a right angle. A rectangle with four sides of equal length is a square. The term oblong is occasionally used to refer to a non-square rectangle. A rectangle with vertices ABCD would be denoted as Rectanglen.PNG ABCD.

The word rectangle comes from the Latin rectangulus, which is a combination of rectus (right) and angulus (angle).

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