oblique-angled parallelogram

  • 1 rhomb(us) —   n. equilateral oblique angled parallelogram.    ♦ rhombic(al),    ♦ rhombiform, a.    ♦ rhombohedron, n. (pl. dra) six sided prism with each face a parallelogram.    ♦ rhomboid, n. oblique angled and non equilateral parallelogram; a. like rhomb …

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  • 2 Rhomboid — Rhom boid (r[o^]m boid), n. [Gr. ??? rhomboidal; ??? rhomb + e i^dos shape: cf. F. rhombo[ i]de.] (Geom.) An oblique angled parallelogram like a rhomb, but having only the opposite sides equal, the length and with being different. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 rhomboid — rhomboidally, adv. /rom boyd/, n. 1. an oblique angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal. 2. Anat. rhomboideus. adj. 3. Also, rhomboidal. having a form like or similar to that of a rhombus; shaped like a rhomboid. [1560 70; < LL… …

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  • 4 lozenge — n. 1. Rhomb, rhombus, oblique angled parallelogram (with equal sides), diamond. 2. Troche …

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  • 5 rhomb — n. Rhombus, lozenge, oblique angled parallelogram (with equal sides) …

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  • 6 rhomboid —   Of a 3 dimensional structure shaped like an oblique angled parallelogram having four equal sides (= rhombus); of sporophylls, diamond shaped with equal sides, e.g. the bullae of Encephalartos concinnus …

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  • 7 rhomboid — rhom•boid [[t]ˈrɒm bɔɪd[/t]] n. 1) math. an oblique angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal 2) anat. rhomboideus 3) math. Also, rhom•boi′dal. having a form similar to that of a rhombus; shaped like a rhomboid • Etymology: 1560–70; …

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  • 8 rhomboid — /ˈrɒmbɔɪd / (say romboyd) noun 1. an oblique angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal. –adjective Also, rhomboidal /rɒmˈbɔɪdl/ (say rom boydl). 2. having a form like, or approaching that of, a rhombus; shaped like a rhomboid. {Late …

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  • 9 rhombus — /rom beuhs/, n., pl. rhombuses, rhombi / buy/. 1. an oblique angled equilateral parallelogram; any equilateral parallelogram except a square. 2. an equilateral parallelogram, including the square as a special case. 3. a rhombohedron. [1560 70; <… …

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  • 10 rhombus — /ˈrɒmbəs / (say rombuhs) noun (plural rhombuses or rhombi /ˈrɒmbaɪ/ (say rombuy)) 1. an oblique angled equilateral parallelogram. 2. → rhombohedron. {Latin, from Greek rhombos} …

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  • 11 Triangle — This article is about the basic geometric shape. For other uses, see Triangle (disambiguation). Isosceles and Acute Triangle redirect here. For the trapezoid, see Isosceles trapezoid. For The Welcome to Paradox episode, see List of Welcome to… …

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  • 12 Pythagorean theorem — See also: Pythagorean trigonometric identity The Pythagorean theorem: The sum of the areas of the two squares on the legs (a and b) equals the area of the square on the hypotenuse (c) …

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  • 13 Skew arch — A skew arch (also known as an oblique arch) is a method of construction that enables an arch bridge to span an obstacle at some angle other than a right angle. This results in the faces of the arch not being perpendicular to its abutments and its …

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  • 14 Rhomboid — This article is about mathematics. For rhomboid muscles in anatomy, see Rhomboid major muscle and Rhomboid minor muscle. For rhomboid in botany see Leaf shape. In geometry, a rhomboid is a parallelogram in which adjacent sides are of unequal… …

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