foursquare

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj foursquare characterized by firm and unwavering conviction "a foursquare refusal to yield"
    • adv foursquare with firmness and conviction; without compromise "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers","dealt straightforwardly with all issues"
    • adv foursquare in a square position "the building stood foursquare"
    • n foursquare (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon "you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Foursquare fōr"skwâr` Having four sides and four equal angles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • foursquare Having four sides and four angles equal; quadrangular: as, a foursquare altar.
    • n foursquare A figure with four equal sides.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Foursquare having four equal sides and angles: square
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. féower; Ger. vier, L. quatuor, Gr. tessares.

Usage

In literature:

The Kumharsen Serai is the great foursquare sink of humanity where the strings of camels and horses from the North load and unload.
"Stories by English Authors: Orient" by Various
The Kumharsen Serai is the great foursquare sink of humanity where the strings of camels and horses from the North load and unload.
"The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
It was folded foursquare, and was, I grieve to say, in Mr. Oakhurst's handwriting.
"Tales of the Argonauts" by Bret Harte
Yet they somehow built it up and made it solid; the outline in his mind began to stand foursquare.
"Four Weird Tales" by Algernon Blackwood
O firm and foursquare mind!
"The Visions of England Lyrics on leading men and events in English History" by Francis T. Palgrave
It is a foursquare structure of pregnancy, birth, fertilization, and mating, in the order named.
"The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book" by Various
He recalled how it had always stood, foursquare, a solid piece of mid-Victorian architecture.
"The Street That Wasn't There" by Clifford Donald Simak
If I say I hate or like it that is only a personal expression, not a criticism standing foursquare.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, being double.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Not one of the battens is broken; and each one is foursquare perfectly.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
The market lies foursquare, surrounded on every side by low, whitewashed little houses.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
Hiromu Ikeda was foursquare and hell-bent in favor of the idea.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
It faced foursquare, dominated the valley, and presented a front impregnable to all approach.
"A West Country Pilgrimage" by Eden Phillpots
It is built and stands foursquare.
"Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;" by Clark S. Beardslee
It fronts foursquare the winds.
"Goblins and Pagodas" by John Gould Fletcher
Foursquare, untapering, the great tower lifts its flanks of ruddy stone.
"In Morocco" by Edith Wharton
Whereupon I glanced at Dr Phelps, but he sat fair and foursquare, one feeding like forty.
"Memoirs of a Midget" by Walter de la Mare
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In poetry:

And who shall call the little beeches mad?
Not I, who know how big are little acts.
Want what you have, and cherish, O my Lad,
The downright, foursquare, geometric facts!
"The Poet's Advice" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
O firm and foursquare mind! O solid will
Fix'd, inexpugnable
By crowns or censures! only bent to do
The day's work in the day;--
Fame with her idiot yelp might come, or go!
"Torres Vedras" by Francis Turner Palgrave
And beyond the fated, tragic, foursquare, immovable house
Evenings under trees of calm, descending evening of rest
Relenting over battlefields, evenings upholding us
Among alarms, rust and the dead, waiting to be blest.
"In Conjunction" by Charles Madge

In news:

5 Brands Testing Foursquare 's New Ads Gallery.
Foursquare is rolling out its first revenue product as the company moves from focusing on user growth to generating cash.
Foursquare has transformed itself from a playful geolocation log into an intuitive Yelp-style guide.
( Foursquare / June 7, 2012 ).
Foursquare may introduce advertising.
Soon, foursquare users may be doing more than 'checking in', becoming mayor of their favorite lunch joint or retrieving specials at local merchants.
Foursquare announces 20 million users, 2 billion check-ins on 4sqDay.
(CBS News) Foursquare , the location-based mobile app, announced Monday that the social network has garnered 20 million users who have made 2 billion check-ins.
Full coverage of Foursquare at Tech Talk.
Why " FourSquare Day" Succeeds in Portsmouth.
Foursquare 's Crowley 'Checks-In' at SXSW.
Breckenridge maps powder spots using Foursquare .
BRECKENRIDGE — Breckenridge Ski Resort now offers more than discounts on Foursquare : It's mapping where to find some of its best powder.
Foursquare , Twitter Guilty of Slurping User Data: Report.
Foursquare has determined that the city is the least romantic in the United States.
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In science:

The Scala programming language is used by many companies [163] to develop commercial software and production system, such as EDFT, Twitter, Xebia, Xerox, FourSquare, Sony, Siemens, GridGain, AppJet, Reaktor and many others.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
Hirschhorn, A simple proof of Jacobis foursquare theorem, Proc.
Octal Bent Generalized Boolean Functions
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