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pyramid

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɪrəmɪd/
a shape with a square base and four triangular sides that meet to form a point at the topGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
Translations of “pyramid”
in Korean 피라미드…
in Arabic هَرَم…
in French pyramide…
in Turkish piramit…
in Italian piramide…
in Chinese (Traditional) 角錐, 金字塔, 擺成金字塔形的一堆東西…
in Russian пирамида…
in Polish piramida…
in Spanish pirámide…
in Portuguese pirâmide…
in German die Pyramide…
in Catalan piràmide…
in Japanese ピラミッド型, 四角錐(すい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 棱锥体, 摆成金字塔形的一堆东西…
(Definition of pyramid from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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