noun (plural rhombuses or rhombi /-ˌbī, -ˌbē/)
- 1A parallelogram with opposite equal acute angles, opposite equal obtuse angles, and four equal sides.More example sentences
- A sleek and shiny ship shaped like a rhombus with concave edges came spiraling in, then extended a large tripod and landed on the flat roof of one of the buildings.
- The unusual pieces (rhombuses and octahedrons) lend themselves to ‘outside the box‘creativity, while the pieces are easy to handle for even fumble-fingered types.
- Across the tiled floor they saw nothing but the laughing sun's reflection through colored glass rhombuses.
- 1.1Any parallelogram with equal sides, including a square.More example sentences
- Since the area of a rhombus is half the product of the diagonals, and the diagonal of the smaller square is 10 inches, and a square is a rhombus…
- ‘Well, there are four characters, so it's a bit of a love rhombus,’ he said.
mid 16th century: via Latin from Greek rhombos.
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