Definition of parallelogram
: a quadrilateral with opposite sides parallel and equal
Examples of parallelogram in a Sentence
Rectangles, squares, and rhombuses are all parallelograms.
Recent Examples of parallelogram from the Web
At a new art exhibit at the Portland Children's Museum featuring monsters designed by children, one monster looks like a walking parallelogram with multiple eyes.
Mr. Diller eventually suggested that Pier 54 be replaced with an entirely new, 2.4-acre pier shaped like a parallelogram, with three performance venues amid trees.
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Origin and Etymology of parallelogram
PARALLELOGRAM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parallelogram for English Language Learners
geometry : a four-sided shape made up of two pairs of straight parallel lines that are equal in length
PARALLELOGRAM Defined for Kids
Definition of parallelogram for Students
: a plane figure with four sides whose opposite sides are parallel and equal
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