What does the word rectangular mean?

Usage examples for rectangular

  1. Everywhere appeared extensive patches, each of a single colour, in every tint between deep red and yellowish green, and so distinctly rectangular in form as irresistibly to suggest the idea of artificial, if not human, arrangement. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  2. A tool having a rectangular back, and a blade whose edges are a right angle to the edges of the back. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose