pyramid

Part of speech: noun

A solid having a rectilinear, usually square, base, and with triangular sides meeting an apex.

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Usage examples "pyramid":

  1. 137.- The Step Pyramid of Sakkarah. - "Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt", Gaston Camille Charles Maspero.
  2. Rapidly the image drew nearer and they were looking at the crystal pyramid that was the Zar's palace. - "Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930", Various.
  3. As we pulled away, the flames, climbing up the masts and spars; to which the canvas still hung, formed a magnificent pyramid of fire, which grew and grew in height till it seemed to reach the very skies. - "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.