parallelogram


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Related to parallelogram: rhombus, trapezoid, Parallelogram law
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parallelogram

par·al·lel·o·gram

 (păr′ə-lĕl′ə-grăm′)
n.
A four-sided plane figure with opposite sides parallel.

[Late Latin parallēlogrammum, from Greek parallēlogrammon, from neuter sing. of parallēlogrammos, bounded by parallel lines : parallēlos, parallel; see parallel + grammē, line; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]

parallelogram

(ˌpærəˈlɛləˌɡræm)
n
(Mathematics) a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and equal in length. See also rhombus, rectangle, trapezium, trapezoid
[C16: via French from Late Latin, from Greek parallēlogrammon, from parallēlos parallel + grammē line, related to graphein to write]

par•al•lel•o•gram

(ˌpær əˈlɛl əˌgræm)

n.
a quadrilateral having both pairs of opposite sides parallel to each other.
[1560–70; < Late Latin parallēlogrammum < Greek parallēlógrammon]
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parallelogram

par·al·lel·o·gram

(păr′ə-lĕl′ə-grăm′)
A four-sided plane geometric figure in which each pair of opposite sides is parallel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parallelogram - a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in lengthparallelogram - a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
quadrangle, quadrilateral, tetragon - a four-sided polygon
rhomb, rhombus, diamond - a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
rhomboid - a parallelogram with adjacent sides of unequal lengths; an oblique-angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal
rectangle - a parallelogram with four right angles
trapezium - a quadrilateral with no parallel sides
Translations
مُتوازي الأضْلاع
rovnoběžník
parallelogram
suunnikas
parallelogramma
samsíîungur
równoległobok
rovnobežník
parallellogram

parallelogram

[ˌpærəˈleləʊgræm] Nparalelogramo m

parallelogram

[ˌpærəˈlɛləgræm] nparallélogramme mparallel processing ntraitement m en parallèle

parallelogram

parallelogram

[ˌpærəˈlɛləʊˌgræm] nparallelogramma m

paraˈllelogram

(-əgrӕm) noun
a four-sided figure with opposite sides equal and parallel.
References in classic literature ?
This you do at present with perfect confidence, because everyone knows to an inch or two the area occupied by an adult Triangle: but imagine that your Tradesman drags behind his regular and respectable vertex, a parallelogram of twelve or thirteen inches in diagonal: -- what are you to do with such a monster sticking fast in your house door?
On the sides of this triangle had recently been constructed a parallelogram of considerable size, which encroached upon the street remorselessly, according to the familiar uses of the building of that period.
It has but one door - by no means a wide one - which is at one end of the parallelogram, and but two windows, which are at the other.
The two extremities of this gigantic parallelogram were occupied, the one by the famous marble table, so long, so broad, and so thick that, as the ancient land rolls--in a style that would have given Gargantua an appetite--say, "such a slice of marble as was never beheld in the world"; the other by the chapel where Louis XI.
If many simultaneously and variously directed forces act on a given body, the direction of its motion cannot coincide with any one of those forces, but will always be a mean- what in mechanics is represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram of forces.
The servants cut our bread into cones, cylinders, parallelograms, and several other mathematical figures.
If they would, for example, praise the beauty of a woman, or any other animal, they describe it by rhombs, circles, parallelograms, ellipses, and other geometrical terms, or by words of art drawn from music, needless here to repeat.
Tis true that its height was made up of three Venetian plates of glass, placed one above another, and its breadth of three similar parallelograms in juxtaposition.
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