Meaning of Quadrant

English: Quadrant
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a quarter of a circle; an arc of 90°.

Definition: 2

the area included between such an arc and two radii drawn one to each extremity.

Definition: 3

something shaped like a quarter of a circle, as a part of a machine.

Definition: 4

Geometry, Astronomy. one of the four parts into which a plane, as the face of a heavenly body, is divided by two perpendicular lines, numbered counterclockwise from upper right: the first quadrant of the moon.

Definition: 5

an instrument, usually containing a graduated arc of 90°, used in astronomy, navigation, etc., for measuring altitudes.