parallelogram

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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.
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