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Definitions of quadrature:

part of speech: noun

The act of squaring; the reducing of a figure to a square; in astron., the position of a heavenly body, when the lines from the earth to the moon in its first and last quarters.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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