Complete Definition of "trapezoid"

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Pronunciation
enPR|trÄ'pÉzoid, IPA|/ËtræpÉzÉɪd/, SAMPA|/"tr{pÉzOId/

Noun
en-noun

  1. rfv-sense geometry|UK A convex quadrilateral with no two sides parallel.
  2. geometry|US A convex quadrilateral with two non-adjacent parallel sides.
  3. anatomy The trapezoid bone of the wrist.

Usage notes
sense|geometry|US|four-sided polygon with no two sides parallel The terms term|trapezium and term|trapezoid have swapped meanings in the US as compared with the rest of the world.

Synonyms
sense|geometry|UK|convex quadrilateral with no two sides parallel qualifier|US trapezium
sense|geometry|US|convex quadrilateral with two non-adjacent parallel sides qualifier|British trapezium

Translations
trans-top|quadrilateral with no sides parallel
Dutch: vierhoek n
Finnish: nelikulmio
French: trapézoïde m
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Italian: trapezoide m
Japanese: ä¸ç­è¾ºå辺形 (ãµã¨ãã¸ããã¸ããã, futÅhenshihenkei)
Korean: ë¶ë±ë³ì¬ë³í (budeungsabyeonhyeong)
Spanish: trapezoide m
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trans-top|quadrilateral with two sides parallel
Czech: lichobÄžník m
Danish: trapez n
Dutch: trapezium n
Esperanto: trapezio
Finnish: puolisuunnikas
French: trapèze m
Hebrew: he-translation|×רפ×|trapéz m
Italian: trapezio m
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Japanese: å°å½¢ (ã ããã, daikei)
Korean: ì¬ë¤ë¦¬ê¼´ (sadariggol)
Polish: trapez m
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Derived terms
trapezoidal

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