a quadrilateral having both pairs of opposite sides parallel to each other.
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- par·al·lel·o·gram·mat·ic [par-uh-lel-uh-gruh-mat-ik], /ˌpær əˌlɛl ə grəˈmæt ɪk/, par·al·lel·o·gram·mat·i·cal, adjective
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How to use parallelogram in a sentence
Tinkering around in 2014, he came up with the idea of a boomerang-shaped parallelogram with six hinge points, two at each end and one in the middle.This Adaptive Mountain Bike Brings Freedom Back to Disabled Riders | cobrien | January 20, 2022 | Outside Online
This church is a parallelogram, without east or west windows or aisles, and is built upon a fine groined crypt.
It is in the shape of a parallelogram, surrounded by a wooden wall pierced with openings through which arrows may be discharged.
Then down the sky, in a whizzing parallelogram, came a band of canvasbacks, with long red heads and necks and gray-white backs.Wild Folk | Samuel Scoville
It has but one door—by no means a wide one—which is at one end of the parallelogram, and but two windows, which are at the other.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe | Edgar Allan Poe
Like most Roman cities Aoste was laid out on the rectangular parallelogram plan, an aspect which it still retains.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car | Francis Miltoun
British Dictionary definitions for parallelogram
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Scientific definitions for parallelogram
A four-sided plane figure with opposite sides parallel. Rhombuses and rectangles are parallelograms.
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