• (n.) An oblique-angled parallelogram like a rhomb, but having only the opposite sides equal, the length and with being different. • (a.) Same as Rhomboidal.
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rhomboid 1. A parallelogram with adjacent sides that are not equal. 2. Having a shape similar to a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique. 3. Any of several muscles of the upper back that help move the shoulder blade. 4. In anatomy, denoting especially a ligamen...
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Traditionally, in two-dimensional geometry, a rhomboid is a parallelogram in which adjacent sides are of unequal lengths and angles are oblique. A parallelogram with sides of equal length (equilateral) is a rhombus but not a rhomboid. A parallelogram with right angled corners is a rectangle but not...
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A rhomboid is a parallelogram that has only the opposite sides equal, the length and width being different.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: rom′boyd, rom-boy′dăl Definitions: 1. Resembling a rhomb (an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides); 2. anatomy denoting especially a ligament and two muscles. Synonyms: rhombic1
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Greek rhombus = a figure with 4 equal sides, not at right angles, and eidos = shape or form, hence, the shape of a rhombus.
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a four-sided figure with opposite sides parallel but with adjacent sides an unequal length (like an oblique rectangle); see also rhombic.
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1) Parallelogram 2) Rhomboidal
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