Definitions

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  • n. A closed curve having properties intermediate between those of a square and a circle
  • n. A geometrical shape defined by the boolean intersection of a square and a concentric circle whose diameter is greater than the length of the side of the square, but less than the length of the diagonal of the square

Etymologies

Blend of square and circle (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It's an unusual square (or "squircle") vertical slider, with a small 2. 6-inch

    Fast Company

  • It's unclear where this would fit; all we can see is that it retains the "squircle" and it's packing a large widescreen.

    Gizmodo

  • Wash., company will discontinue its previous offerings, which included high-capacity hard drive players and the "squircle" input method.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Microsoft discontinues hard drives, "squircle" from Zune lineup

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • The Zune presented a 'squircle' touch controller with no labels and two external physical buttons above it, one for play and pause and the other marked with a back arrow.

    AppleInsider

  • Kin One, formerly known as Turtle, is the more interesting of the two phones, a squircle-shaped slider that literally fits in the palm of your hand.

    Gizmodo

  • Kin One, formerly codenamed Turtle, is the more interesting of the two phones, a squircle-shaped slider that literally fits in the palm of your hand.

    Gizmodo

  • Plus, we don't like how low on the player's body that squircle sits - it looks like it'd be awkward to hold and use.

    Gizmodo

  • Each set comes with three brightly colored molds - the one pictured above includes a heart with xoxo, a star with a star inset, and a dimpled "squircle."

    Blisstree

  • Despite some very nice touches in the Camaro cabin including squircle gauges and a four pack of meters, you can definitely see where GM cut costs.

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Comments

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  • I love the word Squircle! It's so fun! Almost a circle, almost a square.... totally a Squircle!

    I have a web design company called SquircleDesigns.com

    hehe go Squircles!

    Swany
    www.Swany.cc

    October 25, 2007

  • Actually, it sounds pretty disgusting.

    October 5, 2007

  • That's squreat!

    October 4, 2007

  • OOH!! Another word (?) for my Squ- list!

    October 4, 2007