An instrument used by navigators for measuring the angular distance of the sun, a star, etc. from the horizon, as in finding the position of a ship
a quarter of the circumference of a circle
Find another word for quadrant. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quadrant, like: sextant, quarter-circle, triangle, vertex, semicircle and quadrilateral.