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pyramid

noun [C]     /ˈpɪr.ə.mɪd/
C1 a solid object with a square base and four triangular sides that form a point at the topGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects a pile of things that has the shape of a pyramid: The acrobats formed a pyramid by standing on each other's shoulders.figurative Many organizations have a pyramid structure (= there are fewer people at the top levels of them than there are at the bottom).Geometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
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