Trapezoid Trap"e*zoid, n. [Gr. ? trapezoid-shaped; ? table + ? shape, likeness: cf. F. trap['e]zo["i]de. See {Trapezium}.] 1. (Geom.) A plane four-sided figure, having two sides parallel to each other. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) A bone of the carpus at the base of the second metacarpal, or index finger. [1913 Webster]

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  • Trapezoid — Trap e*zoid, a. 1. Having the form of a trapezoid; trapezoidal; as, the trapezoid ligament which connects the coracoid process and the clavicle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the trapezoid ligament; as, the trapezoid line. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • trapezoid — [trap′i zoid΄] n. [ModL trapezoides < Gr trapezoeides, shaped like a trapezoid: see TRAPEZIUM & OID] 1. a plane figure with four sides, only two of which are parallel: see QUADRILATERAL 2. Brit. var. of TRAPEZIUM (sense 1) 3. Anat. a small… …   English World dictionary

  • Trapezoïd — Trapezoïd, s.u. Trapez 1). Daher Trapezoideīsches Ligament des Schulterblattes, das viereckige Band des Schulterblattes, s.u. Schulterblattbänder a) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Trapezoïd — Trapezoïd, s. Paralleltrapez …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • trapezoid — 1706, a trapezium, from Mod.L. trapezoides, from Late Gk. trapezoeides (Proclus), special use by Euclid of Gk. trapezoeides trapezium shaped, from trapeza, lit. table (see TRAPEZIUM (Cf. trapezium)), + oeides shaped (see OID (Cf. oid)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • trapezoid — trapezòīd m <G trapezoída> DEFINICIJA mat. četverokut koji nema paralelnih stranica ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. trapezoides ← grč. trapezoeidḗs, v. trapez + id …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • trapezoid — ► NOUN Geometry 1) Brit. a quadrilateral with no sides parallel. 2) N. Amer. a quadrilateral with one pair of sides parallel. DERIVATIVES trapezoidal adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Trapezoid — For other uses, see Trapezoid (disambiguation) and Trapezium (disambiguation). Trapezoid (AmE) Trapezium (BrE) A Trapezoid Type quadrilateral Edges and …   Wikipedia

  • trapezoid — 1. Resembling a trapezium. SYN: trapeziform. 2. A geometrical figure resembling a trapezium except that two of its opposite sides are parallel. 3. SYN: t. (bone). 4. SYN: t. body. [G. trapeza, table, + eidos, resemblance] * * * trap·e·zoid trap ə …   Medical dictionary

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