1. <geometry> Of or pertaining to a tetragon; having four angles or sides; thus, the square, the parallelogram, the rhombus, and the trapezium are tetragonal fingers.

2. <botany> Having four prominent longitudinal angles.

3. <chemistry> Designating, or belonging to, a certain system of crystallization; dimetric. See Tetragonal system, under Crystallization.

(01 Mar 1998)

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