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  Words related to pyramid

Related / Similar Words: Pyramid, Great Pyramid

 

Definition:
  • a massive memorial with a square base and four triangular sides; built as royal tombs in ancient Egypt;
  • (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases;
  • a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex;
  • increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base;
  • arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid;
  • use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal;
  • enlarge one''s holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts;

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    Derivational Morphology: Pyramid, Great Pyramid

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: piramida   Chinese: 金字塔  
    Danish: pyramide   Dutch: pyramide  
    Esperanto: piramido   Finnish: pyramidi  
    French: pyramide   German: Pyramide  
    Greek: πυραμίς and πυραμίδα   Hungarian: piramis  
    Japanese: ピラミッド and 角錐   Latin: pyramis  
    Portuguese: pirâmide   Russian: пирамида  
    Spanish: pirámide   Swedish: pyramid  
     
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