noun. a quadrilateral with two parallel sides.
noun. the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones.
- os trapezoideum
- trapezoid bone
- carpal bone
Sentences with trapezoid
1. Noun, singular or mass
The HDMI plug is a very thin trapezoid and will only go in the correct way, so you should not need to force it.
Make the top edge of the trapezoid equal to X, the bottom edge equal to X multiplied by two and the two vertical sides equal to the length you desire for your finished skirt.
Or, to put it another way, the lower angles of the isosceles trapezoid are congruent to each other, and the upper angles of the isosceles trapezoid are congruent to each other too.