Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “pyramid”

pyramid

noun /ˈpirəmid/
a solid shape usually with a square or triangular base, and sloping triangular sides meeting in a point.
pirámide
an ancient tomb built in this shape in Egypt.
pirámide
pyramid discussion noun (in foreign language teaching) a speaking activity in which learners discuss a subject in progressively larger groups until the whole class is involved in one discussion. It usually involves each group having to reach an agreement before joining another group
Discusión Piramide
Set up a pyramid discussion where learners discuss their opinions of the issues in pairs, then mini groups.
(Definition of pyramid from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pyramid” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More