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"trapezoid" in British English

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trapezoidnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtræp.ɪ.zɔɪd/  us   /ˈtræp.ɪ.zɔɪd/ specialized
  • trapezoid noun [C] (SHAPE)

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

anatomy a small bone in the wrist at the base of the index finger (= the finger next to the thumb)
(Definition of trapezoid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trapezoid" in American English

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trapezoidnoun [C]

 /ˈtræ·pəˌzɔɪd/
geometry a flat shape with four sides, two of which are parallel
(Definition of trapezoid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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