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square (meal)

a good and nutritious meal. (Always with quantifier when square is used without meal.) I need three squares a day—at least. The old beggar looks like he could use a square meal.

square

verb

square

1. mod. old-fashioned; law-abiding; stodgy. Man, you are really square.
2. n. a person who behaves properly. You are a square if I ever saw one.
3. and square joint n. a tobacco cigarette, compared to a marijuana cigarette. I’ll take a reefer. I’ve heard that square joints will give you cancer.
4. tv. to settle or to make something right. Will twenty bucks square the matter?
5. Go to square (meal).
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Checking the perpendicularity of cutting tools and the squareness of machine assemblies is easy and quick.
Consistent tolerances, ovality, angularity, squareness, and polish finishes are ensured through statistical process control, Available in sizes from 1/2 through 4", elbow and tee configurations are delivered with independent third-party inspection documentation to reduce time and costs related to on-site conformance inspection and validation process delays.
Squareness Problem Discussion Exploring Contradictions
HAVING MY NONPARTICIPATORY STATUS CONFIRMED MADE ME MORE AT EASE, THOUGH I STILL HAD MY SQUARENESS PUT TO THE TEST BY SUCH CASUAL UTTERANCES AS THESE:
The amount of cutting required will largely depend on the size and squareness of the door frame.
It was the squareness of the town that most caught her eye, and with what (in the light of current developments) proved to be extraordinary irony, she observed that 'it was untouched by the faintest sprinkle of modernism'.
The ideal perpendicular recording media will have an M-H loop with unity squareness (S) to avoid excess noise in the DC saturated state, a negative nucleation field in excess of the fields produced under the return pole of the recording head, a high anisotropy to provide thermal stability and a small average grain size and small intra-granular exchange to reduce transition jitter.
Double check your sides for squareness and adjust if necessary (I cannot over emphasize this).
Screw a full-size panel to the side of the first framing module, checking squareness and levelness.
The boldness, squareness and yet somehow gravity-defying shapes found within the range lends inspiration to the slightly more angled piec-es.
Series 25 fittings are designed and manufactured according to strict tolerances for ovality, end face squareness, wall thickness, and material chemistry.
From a practicality standpoint, the most impressive feature of the Transit isn't just the cargo load areas quoted, but the squareness of it, meaning every millimetre can be exploited.
He could do little better with his left foot nine minute later after Ian Harte had exploited the squareness of the Sunderland rearguard - but the drama came at the other end just after the half-hour.
The combination of contemporary and classical often favoured by the Europeans has caught on over here with styles like a squareness of furniture proving popular.