**Squaring** — Square Square, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squared} (skw[^a]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squaring}.] [Cf. OF. escarrer, esquarrer. See {Square}, n.] 1. To form with four equal sides and four right angles. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To form with right angles… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Squaring the circle** — Squaring the circle: the areas of this square and this circle are equal. In 1882, it was proven that this figure cannot be constructed in a finite number of steps with an idealized compass and straightedge … Wikipedia

**Squaring the square** — is the problem of tiling an integral square using only other integral squares. (An integral square is a square whose sides have integer length.) The name was coined in a humorous analogy with squaring the circle. Squaring the square is an easy… … Wikipedia

**Squaring shear** — Squaring shear. См. Поперечный срез. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) … Словарь металлургических терминов

**squaring the circle** — quadrature of the circle * * * squaring the circle 1. Finding a square of the same area as a circle, which for hundreds of years was attempted by Euclidean means (ie with straight edge and compass) until in 1882 it was proved impossible (also… … Useful english dictionary

**squaring** — Synonyms and related words: Little Joe, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, amends, assimilation, atonement, attunement, biquadrate, coaptation, compensation, composition, compromise, coordination, expiation, expiatory offering, four, four… … Moby Thesaurus

**squaring** — n. forming into a square skwer /skweÉ™ n. geometric figure having four equal sides; something shaped like a square; open area in a town or city, plaza; exponent of 2; tool with straight edges and a right angle; conservative person (Slang) v. make … English contemporary dictionary

**squaring** — present part of square … Useful english dictionary

**squaring the circle.** — See quadrature of the circle. * * * … Universalium

**squaring the circle** — noun a) The historical problem of how to construct, using compass and ruler, a square having the same area as a given circle. b) A hopeless or impossible … Wiktionary