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quadrat

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[ˈkwɒdrət], (Noun)

Definitions:
- each of a number of small areas of habitat, typically of one square metre, selected at random to act as samples for assessing the local distribution of plants or animals.

- (in letterpress printing) a small block of metal, lower than the face of the type, inserted to fill up short lines or adjust spacing.


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Origin:
late Middle English (in sense ‘instrument for measuring altitude or distance’): from Latin quadratum quadrate




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