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English definition of “trapezoid”

trapezoid

noun [C] uk   /ˈtræp.ɪ.zɔɪd/ specialized us  

trapezoid noun [C] (shape)

UK mathematics a flat shape with four sides, none of which are parallel
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US mathematics a flat shape with four sides, where two of the sides are parallel
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trapezoid noun [C] (bone)

anatomy a small bone in the wrist at the base of the index finger (= the finger next to the thumb)
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