¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Parallelograms

**1.** parallelogram [n] - See also: parallelogram

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Parallelograms

### Literary usage of Parallelograms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Excise Officer's Manual: Being a Practical Introduction to the Business* by Joseph Bateman (1852)

"The side of a square is equal to the square root of its area, and its diagonal
is equal to the square root of twice its area. All parallelograms upon the ..."**2.** *Mechanics Magazine* (1825)

"Part 3) that triangles are the half of parallelograms, of equal bases and
perpendicular altitudes, and by this Theorem we have shown that parallelograms ..."**3.** *London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature* by Thomas Tegg (1829)

"... and the sum of all the parallelograms in APN is to the sum of all those in
APB in the same ratio of 2 to 1 ; but the sum of all the parallelograms in ..."**4.** *The Contents of the Fifth and Sixth Books of Euclid (with a Note on* by Euclid (1908)

"If two similar parallelograms have a common angle and be similarly situated ...
Let ABCD, AEFH be two similar parallelograms having the same angle A. Let ..."**5.** *The Greek Coins* by John H. Kroll (1993)

"I5a) is stripped away from the bottom, is very close to another version of Solid
Rectangles (motif LXA.5). Hatched **Parallelograms** (no precise Lernaean ..."

**6.**

*Junior High School Mathematics*by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith, Joseph Clifton Brown (1918)

"

**87. Quadrilateral. A rectilinear figure formed by four straight lines is ... Kinds of**

**Parallelograms****. A parallelogram may be a rectangle, ..."**

**Parallelograms****7.**

*A Practical Arithmetic*by George Payn Quackenbos, George Roberts Perkins (1879)

"A square and a rectangle are parallelograms. The Base of a parallelogram is the side on ... What is the difference between the areas of two parallelograms, ..."

**8.**

*The Pottery of Lerna IV*by Jeremy B. Rutter (1995)

"Just as rectangles have been argued to be simply broader or more elaborated versions of short vertical bars (motifs 11.2—4, 7—13), so

**are ..."**

**Parallelograms**