Definition of Pyramid. Meaning of Pyramid. Synonyms of Pyramid

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Definition of Pyramid

Pyramid
Pyramid Pyr"a*mid, v. t. (Speculation) To use, or to deal in, in a pyramiding transaction. See Pyramid, v. i.
Pyramid
Pyramid Pyr"a*mid, n. (Speculation) The series of operations involved in pyramiding. See Pyramid, v. i.
Pyramid
Pyramid Pyr"a*mid, n. [L. pyramis, -idis, fr. Gr. ?, ?, of Egyptian origin: cf. F. pyramide.] 1. A solid body standing on a triangular, square, or polygonal base, and terminating in a point at the top; especially, a structure or edifice of this shape. 2. (Geom.) A solid figure contained by a plane rectilineal figure as base and several triangles which have a common vertex and whose bases are sides of the base. 3. pl. (Billiards) The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot. [Eng.]
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Truncated Trun"ca*ted, a. 1. Cut off; cut short; maimed. 2. (Min.) Replaced, or cut off, by a plane, especially when equally inclined to the adjoining faces; as, a truncated edge. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Lacking the apex; -- said of certain spiral shells in which the apex naturally drops off. Truncated cone or pyramid (Geom.), a cone or pyramid whose vertex is cut off by a plane, the plane being usually parallel to the base.

Meaning of Pyramid from wikipedia

- roughly a pyramid in the geometric sense. The base of a pyramid can be trilateral, quadrilateral, or of any polygon shape. As such, a pyramid has at least...
- Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex...
- A pyramid scheme is a business model that recruits members via a promise of payments or services for enrolling others into the scheme, rather than supplying...
- The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt. As of November 2008, sources cite either 118 or 138 as the number...
- Pyramid Head, also known as "Red Pyramid Thing" (赤い三角頭, Akai Sankakutō), "Red Pyramid", Sankaku Atama (三角頭, lit. "Triangle Head"), and the Executioner...
- A pyramidion (plural: pyramidia) is the uppermost piece or capstone of an Egyptian pyramid or obelisk, in archaeological parlance. Speakers of the Ancient...
- Memphis Pyramid, initially known as the Great American Pyramid, formerly referred to as the Pyramid Arena and locally referred to as The Pyramid, the Tomb...
- A po****tion pyramid, also called an "age-gender-pyramid", is a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a po****tion...
- In geometry, a pyramid is a polyhedron formed by connecting a polygonal base and a point, called the apex. Each base edge and apex form a triangle, called...
- Pyramid is the collective name of a series of American television game shows that has aired several versions domestically and internationally. The original...
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