
Definition of Rhombus
1. Noun. A parallelogram with four equal sides; an obliqueangled equilateral parallelogram.
Definition of Rhombus
1. n. Same as Rhomb, 1.
Definition of Rhombus
1. Noun. (context: zoology now rare) Any of several flatfishes once considered part of the genus ''Rhombus''. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹
2. Noun. (geometry) A parallelogram having all sides of equal length. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹
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Definition of Rhombus
1. a type of geometric figure [n BUSES or BI]
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Literary usage of Rhombus
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1. Public School Methods (1921)
"If the sides are equal but the angles are not rightangles the figure is a rhombus;
but if one set of parallel sides is longer than the other set, ..."
2. Hawney's Complete Measurer: Or, The Whole Art of Measuring. Being a Plain by William Hawney, Thomas Keith, John D. Craig (1820)
"EXAMPLE i. l,et ABCD be a rhombus given, whose sides are each 15.5 feet, and the
perpendicular EA is 1342; these multiplied together, the product is ..."
3. A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the by Nicolas Pike, Chester Dewey (1822)
"To measure a rhombus. Definition. A rhombus is a figure with four equal sides,
... Let ABCD represent a rhombus, each of whose sides is 16 feet: AA. ..."
4. General Physiology of Muscles and Nerves by Isidor Rosenthal (1881)
"In such a musclerhombus, the distribution of the tensions, and, ... 52 is intended
as a representation, takes place in a regular musclerhombus ..."
5. General Physiology of Muscles and Nerves by Isidor Rosenthal (1881)
"Let us suppose that the muscle from which the rhombus was cut was cylindrical.
The two crosssections will then form ellipses; in the case of a regular ..."
6. The Kinematics of Machinery: Outlines of a Theory of Machines by Franz Reuleaux (1876)
"Triangle and rhombus. Figures of constant breadth can easily be constructed of
circular arcs. If from the corners of an equilateral triangle PQR, Fig. ..."
7. The Elements of Mechanics, Comprehending Statics and Dynamics: With a by John Radford Young (1834)
"Any two equal forces have for their equivalent the diagonal of the rhombus
constructed on the right lines which represent them in magnitude and direction. ..."