Meaning of trapezoid

trap•e•zoid

Pronunciation: (trap'u-zoid"), [key]
— n.
    1. a quadrilateral plane figure having two parallel and two nonparallel sides.
    2. Brit.trapezium (def. 1b).
  1. a bone in the wrist that articulates with the metacarpal bone of the forefinger.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or having the form of a trapezoid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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