What is another word for rhombus?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɒmbəs] (IPA)

A rhombus is a quadrilateral shape that has four equal-length sides. It is also commonly known as a diamond. Some synonyms for a rhombus include lozenge, diamond-shaped, and kite. The term lozenge is typically used to describe a rhombus that is wider than it is tall. Diamond-shaped is often used to describe anything that is shaped like a diamond, not just a rhombus. The term kite is a synonym for rhombus because it has the same shape, but one of its angles is greater than 90 degrees. All of these words can be used interchangeably to describe the four-sided geometric shape known as a rhombus.

What are the hypernyms for Rhombus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Rhombus

They struck at the staves of the sarissae, but the cavalry in the rear embarrassed their attack; and the phalanx, supported by the elephants, lengthened and contracted, presenting itself in the form of a square, a cone, a rhombus, a trapezium, a pyramid.
"Salammbo"
Gustave Flaubert
To prove to them that it is necessary to mention the right angles in describing a square, you can make a rhombus, and show them its different shape with its acute and obtuse angles.
"Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy."
Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
What is the difference between a square and a rhombus?
"Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy."
Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann

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