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rhombus

rhom·bus

(rŏm′bəs)
n. pl. rhom·bus·es or rhom·bi (-bī)
An equilateral parallelogram, especially one having oblique angles. Also called rhomb.

[Late Latin, from Greek rhombos, bullroarer, lozenge-shaped flatfish, rhombus (a rhombus being so called in reference to lozenge-shaped wooden slat of a bullroarer), from rhembesthai, to roll about, go round and round; see wer-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

rhombus

(ˈrɒmbəs)
n, pl -buses or -bi (-baɪ)
(Mathematics) an oblique-angled parallelogram having four equal sides. Also called: rhomb Compare square1
[C16: from Greek rhombos something that spins; related to rhembein to whirl]

rhom•bus

(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]
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rhombus

rhom·bus

(rŏm′bəs)
A parallelogram having four equal sides. A square is a rhombus with 90-degree angles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhombus - a parallelogram with four equal sidesrhombus - a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
parallelogram - a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
Translations
مُعَيَّن، جِسْم مُعَيَّن السُّطوح
kosočtverec
rombe
neljäkäs
tígull, samsíîungur sem ekki ferningur
romb
romb
eşkenar dörtgen

rhombus

[ˈrɒmbəs] N (rhombuses or rhombi (pl)) → rombo m

rhombus

[ˈrɒmbəs] nlosange m

rhombus

nRhombus m

rhombus

[ˈrɒmbəs] nrombo

rhombus

(ˈrombəs) noun
an equilateral parallelogram, other than a square.
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