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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the 1st and 2nd metacarpals; A quadrilateral with no parallel sides.

Usage examples (31)
  • Orionis, also called the trapezium of Orion) is in itself the most striking multiple star in the whole heavens.
  • Or maybe it's called a trapezium
  • It was the size of — and as oddly shaped a trapezium as — a bad West Village studio.
  • If none of the sides of a quadrangle are parallel, as in Figure 71, it is termed a trapezium. for more
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