- a quadrilateral plane figure having two parallel and two nonparallel sides.
- British. trapezium(def 1b).
Origin of trapezoid
Related formspost·trap·e·zoid, adjectivesub·trap·e·zoid, adjectivesub·trap·e·zoi·dal, adjective
Examples from the Web for trapezoid
It has a rugose, tuberculated body of trapezoid form, the colors being brown and reddish, while the whole aspect is crab-like.A Book of Natural History|Various
Another drawer contains various figures: an oval, an ellipse, a rhombus, and a trapezoid.Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook|Maria Montessori
The second trapezoid is composed of pieces which can be placed in the rectangle, filling it completely.Montessori Elementary Materials|Maria Montessori
Trapezoid -al: a four-sided plane of which two sides are parallel and two are not.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
To find the area of a trapezoid: Multiply half the sum of the two parallel sides by the distance between them.Getting Gold|J. C. F. Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for trapezoid
Word Origin for trapezoid
Medicine definitions for trapezoid
Related formstrap′e•zoid′ null adj.
Science definitions for trapezoid
Culture definitions for trapezoid
A four-sided polygon in which two sides are parallel and two are not.