parallelogram

Part of speech: noun

A four sided plane figure whose opposite sides are parallel.

Part of speech: noun

Any area or object having such form.

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Usage examples "parallelogram":

  1. You are asked, let us say, to spell " parallelogram." - "Pebbles on the Shore", Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner).
  2. Taking the roofs of the palace, for instance, the eye followed its field of slate and lead through a parallelogram for quite a mile. - "Recollections of Europe", J. Fenimore Cooper.
  3. Here the Oise makes a long parallelogram- like turn from Maurecourt around to Eragny, perhaps two miles in a bee- line, but seemingly twenty by the river's course. - "The Automobilist Abroad", M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield.