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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Abbreviation of quadrangle, used in Oxford to describe a college court surrounded by buildings on all four sides and approached through a gateway (often set in a tower).

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 13 words.

abbrev. of QUADRANGLE (XIX), (typogr.) QUADRAT (XIX), QUADRUPLET (esp. pl. quads) (XIX).

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Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 50 words.

The university abbreviation of ‘quadrangle’, the rectangular courtyard of a college, often with a lawn in the middle. The quads

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 72 words.

bod, clod, cod, god, hod, mod, nod, od, odd, plod, pod, prod, quad, quod, rod, scrod, shod, sod,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 71 words.

bod, clod, cod, god, hod, mod, nod, od, odd, plod, pod, prod, quad, quod, rod, scrod, shod, sod,

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dotted quad notation

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A notation used to represent the unique IP addresses of computers on a TCP-IP network. It consists of four integers separated by three dots. Each integer is less than or equal to 255. For...

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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Abbreviation of quadrangle, used in Oxford to describe a college court surrounded by buildings on all four sides and approached through a gateway (often set in a tower).

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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Denoting four kinetically important substrates or products in an enzyme mechanism. See reactancy of enzymes.

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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

1 When combined with a named paper size, the term denotes a sheet of four times the area of the nominal standard sheet of that type.

2 [short for...

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Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 3 words.

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Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 2 words.

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