Synonyms for parallelogram

Grammar : Noun
Spell : par-uh-lel-uh-gram
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpær əˈlɛl əˌgræm

Définition of parallelogram

Origin :
  • 1560s, from Middle French parallélogramme (1550s) and directly from Late Latin parallelogrammum, from Greek parallelogrammon noun use of neuter adjective meaning "bounded by parallel lines," from parallelos (see parallel) + stem of graphein "to write" (see -graphy).
  • As in quadrangle : noun four-sided figure
  • As in rectangle : noun four-sided figure
Example sentences :
  • The tables at which the guests are seated form three sides of a parallelogram.
  • Extract from : « Six Centuries of Painting » by Randall Davies
  • From shoulders to the ground he was in the form of a parallelogram.
  • Extract from : « The Kentucky Ranger » by Edward T. Curnick
  • The plan is a parallelogram, with a semicircle at the further end.
  • Extract from : « The Western World » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • These lines formed a parallelogram about three feet in length by two in breadth.
  • Extract from : « Ran Away to Sea » by Mayne Reid
  • This day come home the instrument I have so long longed for, the Parallelogram.
  • Extract from : « Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete » by Samuel Pepys
  • The building is a parallelogram in form, with a frontage of 335 feet.
  • Extract from : « Travels in South Kensington » by Moncure Daniel Conway
  • These four resistances are arranged in the form of a parallelogram.
  • Extract from : « Physics » by Willis Eugene Tower
  • The eyes are of the shape of a parallelogram with rounded corners.
  • Extract from : « The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley » by Harlan Ingersoll Smith
  • The parallelogram in the front contains a cross and has the appearance of a labyrinth, but it is not.
  • Extract from : « The Swastika » by Thomas Wilson
  • This stamp is of the form of a parallelogram, and is inscribed on two of its sides.
  • Extract from : « Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 » by James Y. Simpson

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