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1. See rhombus.
2. A rhombohedral crystal.

[Late Latin rhombus; see rhombus.]


(Mathematics) another name for rhombus


(ˈrɒm bəs)

n., pl. -bus•es, -bi (-bī).
1. an equilateral parallelogram having oblique angles.
[1560–70; < Latin < Greek rhómbos bull-roarer, whirling motion, lozenge, derivative of rhémbesthai to come and go, wander, revolve]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhomb - a parallelogram with four equal sidesrhomb - a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
parallelogram - a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
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Which else to several Sphears thou must ascribe, Mov'd contrarie with thwart obliquities, Or save the Sun his labour, and that swift Nocturnal and Diurnal rhomb suppos'd, Invisible else above all Starrs, the Wheele Of Day and Night; which needs not thy beleefe, If Earth industrious of her self fetch Day Travelling East, and with her part averse From the Suns beam meet Night, her other part Still luminous by his ray.
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The eggs were light-cream in color and had irregular reddish-brown spots concentrated in the rhomb pole resembling a crown.
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Based on tests, line and rhomb arrangements are not to be preferred taking into consideration the value of tensions and the required space.
Initially, this lozenge, or rhomb, had little to do with actual diamonds, other than the fact that this shape was widely construed as symbolic of that stone.
Finally, Ursula Seidl ("The Roles Played by Fish on Neo-Assyrian Cylinder Seals") contends that the fish and the rhomb or lozenge frequently appearing in the field of Neo-Assyrian cylinders serve as a pair to bracket and thus identify the patron deity of the seal's owner among the several divine figures usually depicted there.