RECTANGLE in a Sentence

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1. This building is in polygonal structure, it isn't a traditional rectangle one.

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 Meanings and Examples of RECTANGLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a flat shape with four sides and four right angles, with opposite sides of equal length
Classic Sentence:
1  Andrea sketched two windows in the room, which formed an angle on the plan, and appeared as a small square added to the rectangle of the bedroom.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
2  Crossing the porch where we had dined that June night three months before I came to a small rectangle of light which I guessed was the pantry window.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
3  Whilst it is still echoing, the shutters disappear, pulled open from without, and for an instant the rectangle of snowy starlight flashes out with the figure of a man in black upon it.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
4  Hougomont viewed on the map, as a geometrical plan, comprising buildings and enclosures, presents a sort of irregular rectangle, one angle of which is nicked out.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
Example Sentence:
1  This building is in polygonal structure, it isn't a traditional rectangle one.