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  Definition of Pyramid
  1. a massive memorial with a square base and four triangular sides; built as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
  2. (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
  3. a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  4. increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base
  5. arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid
  6. use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
  7. enlarge one''s holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts
Similar Words: Great Pyramid, pyramid

 

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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