- a quadrilateral having both pairs of opposite sides parallel to each other.
Origin of parallelogram
Related Words for parallelogramsquare, rectangle, parallelogram, quadrilateral, rhombus, plane, figure, oblong
Examples from the Web for parallelogram
Historical Examples of parallelogram
The tables at which the guests are seated form three sides of a parallelogram.Six Centuries of Painting
From shoulders to the ground he was in the form of a parallelogram.The Kentucky Ranger
Edward T. Curnick
The plan is a parallelogram, with a semicircle at the further end.The Western World
These lines formed a parallelogram about three feet in length by two in breadth.Ran Away to Sea
This day come home the instrument I have so long longed for, the Parallelogram.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete
Word Origin for parallelogram
- A four-sided plane figure with opposite sides parallel. Rhombuses and rectangles are parallelograms.