Meaning of “trapezoid” in the English Dictionary

"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

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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)

(Definition of “trapezoid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)