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Trapezoid (1) (US).
 
Trapezoid (2) (UK).

Etymology

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

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Noun

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trapezoid (plural trapezoids)

  1. (geometry, US, Canada) A (convex) quadrilateral with two (non-adjacent) parallel sides.
    • 2023, Brandon Taylor, The Late Americans, Jonathan Cape, page 178:
      There was a trapezoid of light on his shoulder, some bright fragment torn from a greater plane.
  2. (geometry, British, Australia, New Zealand) A convex quadrilateral with no sides parallel.
  3. (anatomy) The trapezoid bone of the wrist.

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Polish

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trapezoid

Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tra.pɛˈzɔ.it/
  • Rhymes: -ɔit
  • Syllabification: tra‧pe‧zo‧id

Noun

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trapezoid m inan (related adjective trapezoidalny)

  1. (geometry) trapezium, trapezoid (quadrilateral with two sides parallel and two sides non-parallel)

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Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French trapézoïde. By surface analysis, trapez +‎ -oid.

Noun

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trapezoid n (plural trapezoide)

  1. trapezoid

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Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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From New Latin trapezoides.

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

Noun

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trapezòīd m (Cyrillic spelling трапезо̀ӣд)

  1. trapezium

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