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quadrant

General Crossword Questions for “quadrant”

  • Quarter of a circle
  • Quarter sector of circle
  • Old instrument for measuring angles in part of plane
  • Fourth part of sphere or circle

Encyclopedia

  • The sectors of a two-dimensional cartesian coordinate system, see Cartesian coordinate system#Quadrants and octants Quadrant, The name given to the curved southern end of Regent Street, London. It was designed by John Nash(1752-1835) in 1813, and when built had two. — “Quadrant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner Inc. According to Gartner, the Magic Quadrant aims to provide a qualitative analysis into a market and its direction, maturity and participants, thus possibly enabling a. — “Magic Quadrant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A quadrant is an instrument that is used to measure angles up to 90°. It was originally proposed by Ptolemy as a better kind of The sine quadrant (Arabic: Rubul Mujayyab) - also known as the "Sinecal Quadrant" – was used for solving. — “Quadrant (instrument) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Whenever this powdered and courteous old man, who never missed a Sunday at the convent chapel at Hammersmith, and who was in all respects, thoughts, conduct, and bearing utterly unlike the bearded savages of his nation, who curse perfidious Albion, and scowl at you from over their cigars, in the Quadrant arcades at the present day–whenever the old Chevalier de Talonrouge spoke of Mistress Osborne, he would first finish his pinch of snuff, flick away the remaining particles of dust with a graceful wave of his hand, gather up his fingers again into a bunch, and, bringing them up to his mouth, blow them open with a kiss, exclaiming, Ah! la divine creature! He vowed and protested that when Amelia walked in the Brompton Lanes flowers grew in profusion under her feet. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • He took a wife, as we have seen, to adorn the remaining quadrant of his course, and be a little moon that would cause hardly a calculable perturbation. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Well that Ahab's quadrant was furnished with coloured glasses, through which to take sight of that solar fire. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Behind me gain the mountain, till to us Some practis'd guide appear." That eminence Was lofty that no eye might reach its point, And the side proudly rising, more than line From the mid quadrant to the centre drawn. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • And so to-day I find when at last I take out the quadrant that we do come by a half-degree too much south, so that Curacao is now almost due north. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini

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