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trapezoidnoun [C]

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

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

anatomy a ​smallbone in the ​wrist at the ​base of the ​indexfinger (= 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 ​flatshape with four ​sides, two of which are ​parallel
(Definition of trapezoid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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