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rhombus

Saltos de línea: rhom|bus
Pronunciación: /ˈrɒmbəs
 
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Definición de rhombus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural rhombuses or rhombi /-bʌɪ/)

Geometry
A quadrilateral all of whose sides have the same length.
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.

Origen

mid 16th century: via Latin from Greek rhombos.

Words that rhyme with rhombus

incubussuccubus

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