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rhom·boid

 (rŏm′boid′)
n.
A parallelogram with unequal adjacent sides, especially one having oblique angles.
adj. also rhom·boi·dal (-boid′l)
Shaped like a rhombus or rhomboid.

rhomboid

(ˈrɒmbɔɪd)
n
(Mathematics) a parallelogram having adjacent sides of unequal length
adj
(Mathematics) having such a shape
[C16: from Late Latin rhomboides, from Greek rhomboeidēs shaped like a rhombus]

rhom•boid

(ˈrɒm bɔɪd)

n.
1. an oblique-angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal.
adj.
3. Also, rhom•boi′dal. having a form similar to that of a rhombus; shaped like a rhomboid.
[1560–70; < Late Latin rhomboīdes < Greek rhomboeidḕs (schêma) rhomboid (form, shape). See rhombus, -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhomboid - a parallelogram with adjacent sides of unequal lengthsrhomboid - a parallelogram with adjacent sides of unequal lengths; an oblique-angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal
parallelogram - a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
2.rhomboid - any of several muscles of the upper back that help move the shoulder blade
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
greater rhomboid muscle, musculus rhomboideus major, rhomboideus major muscle - rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column
lesser rhomboid muscle, musculus rhomboideus minor, rhomboid minor muscle - rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the vertebral column and slightly upward
Adj.1.rhomboid - shaped like a rhombus or rhomboid; "rhomboidal shapes"
Translations

rhomboid

[ˈrɒmbɔɪd]
A. ADJromboidal
B. Nromboide m

rhomboid

nRhomboid nt
adjrhomboid
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