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  • adj. In the shape of a trapezoid, or having some faces which have one pair of parallel sides.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form of a trapezoid; trapezoid.
  • adj. Trapezohedral.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the form of a trapezoid: as, the trapezoidal bone or ligament (in anatomy).
  • In crystallography, having the surface composed of twenty-four trapeziums, allequal and similar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a trapezoid


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