What is another word for trapezoid?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈapɪzˌɔ͡ɪd] (IPA)

Trapezoid is a geometric shape that has four sides, with only two parallel sides. It is also known as a trapezium in British English. However, there are multiple other synonyms for the word trapezoid. Some of these synonyms include irregular quadrangle, irregular tetragon, or irregular four-sided figure. Trapezoid can also be referred to as a two-legged shape or a kite quadrilateral. In zoology, a trapezoid is also known as a butterfly's forewing. In addition to all these synonyms, trapezoid is also associated with various mathematical and engineering concepts, making it an important word in the world of STEM.

What are the hypernyms for Trapezoid?

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

What are the hyponyms for Trapezoid?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Trapezoid

When the break is lateral to the attachment of the trapezoid ligament, the fracture is usually transverse, and is almost always due to a fall on the back of the shoulder-the angle between the spine and the acromion process striking the ground.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition."
Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
As there is no common name for this figure, name it trapezoid at once.
"Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy."
Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
Pupils know from their work in arithmetic how to find the area of a triangle or a trapezoid, so that the area of the field is easily found.
"The Teaching of Geometry"
David Eugene Smith

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