Quad*ran"tal (?), a. [L. quadrantalis containing the fourth fourth part of a measure.] Geom.

Of or pertaining to a quadrant; also, included in the fourth part of a circle; as, quadrantal space.

Quadrantal triangle, a spherical triangle having one side equal to a quadrant or arc of 90°. -- Quadrantal versor, a versor that expresses rotation through one right angle.


© Webster 1913.

Quad*ran"tal, n. [L.]

1. Rom. Antiq.

A cubical vessel containing a Roman cubic foot, each side being a Roman square foot; -- used as a measure.


A cube.



© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.