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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A solid having sides that are quadrilaterals with two parallel sides and bases or ends that are parallel and similar but not congruent polygons

Usage examples (7)
  • The body is strong, and of well-marked prismoid form.
  • —The body is prismoid in form, narrower above than below, and slightly curved, so as to be convex lateralward.
  • It is conveniently described in two portions, viz., a medial flattened part and a narrow lateral prismoid portion.
  • —The body is prismoid in form, and curved, so as to be convex in the longitudinal direction behind, concave in front. for more
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