## Square

#### This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Square.

In geometry, a square is a regular quadrilateral. This means that it has four equal sides and four equal angles (90-degree angles, or right angles). It can also be defined as a rectangle in which two adjacent sides have equal length.

The square is the n=2 case of the families of n-hypercubes and n-orthoplexes.

In Astrology, a square (abrv. SQr or Squ) is an angle of 90° (1/4 of the 360° ecliptic, or 1/2 of an opposition [180°]). An orb of somewhere between 5° and 10° is usually allowed. As with the trine and the sextile, in the square, it is usually the outer or superior planet that has an effect on the inner or inferior one. Basically, the square's energy is similar to that of a trine but it is intensified to such an extent that the energy is said to be stressful.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Categories: Astrological Symbols, Geometry Symbols.

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