trapezoid

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English[edit]

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Trapezoid (1).
Trapezoid (3) (obsolete).

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τραπέζιον (trapézion, irregular quadrilateral, literally a little table) + -oid (resembling).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: tră'pəzoid, IPA(key): /ˈtɹæpəzɔɪd/

Noun[edit]

trapezoid (plural trapezoids)

  1. (geometry) A (convex) quadrilateral with two (non-adjacent) parallel sides.
  2. (anatomy) The trapezoid bone of the wrist.
  3. (geometry, UK, obsolete) A convex quadrilateral with no sides parallel and no equal sides.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (geometry, convex quadrilateral with two non-adjacent parallel sides): (British) trapezium
  • (geometry, (obsolete) convex quadrilateral with no parallel sides): irregular quadrilateral, (US) trapezium

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Polish[edit]

trapezoid

Noun[edit]

trapezoid m

  1. (US) trapezium; (UK) irregular quadrilateral

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin trapezoides.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trapezǒiːd/
  • Hyphenation: tra‧pe‧zo‧id

Noun[edit]

trapezòīd m (Cyrillic spelling трапезо̀ӣд)

  1. trapezium

References[edit]

  • trapezoid” in Hrvatski jezični portal