1 so as to form a right angle; directly centred 成直角; 处于正中央位置
*Her hat was set squarely on her head. 她把帽子戴得端端正正.
2 fairly; honestly 公平地; 公正地; 诚实地; 正当地
*act squarely 行为正直.
3 directly opposite 正对着
*He faced me squarely across the table. 他在桌子那边正对着我.
4 (idm 习语) fairly and squarely => fairly.
directly and firmly He turned and faced her squarely. She hit him squarely on the nose.
completely and with no doubt The blame lies squarely on the shoulders of the police.
straight on something and centrally
= square Dr Soames jammed his hat squarely on his head.
at 90° to a line