Quadrature

Noun

  • (physics) the condition in which the phase angle between two alternating quantities is 90°.
  • The process of making something square; squaring.
  • (astronomy) a situation in which three celestial bodies form a right-angled triangle, the observer being located at the right angle

    "When the Moon is in quadrature, it appears in the sky as a half-moon."

  • The act or process of finding the indefinite integral.
  • (art) A painting painted on a wooden panel.
  • (mathematics) The act or process of constructing a square that has the same area as a given plane figure, or of computing that area.

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