Definition of Prismoid

1. Noun. A prismatoid whose bases are polygons having the same number of sides and whose other faces are trapezoids or parallelograms.

Generic synonyms: Prismatoid



Definition of Prismoid

1. n. A body that approaches to the form of a prism.

Definition of Prismoid

1. Noun. (geometry) A prismatoid that has planar sides, and the same number of vertices in both of its parallel planes ¹

2. Noun. (geometry) An antiprism ¹

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Definition of Prismoid

1. a geometric solid [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prismoid

prismane
prismanes
prismatic
prismatic colors
prismatic colours
prismatical
prismatically
prismatick
prismatine
prismatoid
prismatoidal
prismatoids
prismless
prismlike
prismoid (current term)
prismoidal
prismoids
prisms
prismy
prison
prison-bound
prison-breaking
prison bitches
prison camp
prison cell
prison cells
prison chaplain
prison chaser

Literary usage of Prismoid

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1. Catalogue of the Cuneiform Tablets in the Kouyunjik Collection of the by Carl Bezold, Leonard William King, Wilfred G. Lambert, Alan Ralph Millard (1896)
"Fragment out of the middle of a prismoid, 3 in. high, one side of the base at ... [79-7-8, 2] Fragment of the upper portion of a prismoid, 2f in. high, ..."

2. Prismoidal Formulae and Earthwork by Thomas Ulvan Taylor (1898)
"To find an expression for the mean area of a prismoid in terms of the bases and ... It is thought that the following method of deriving such a prismoid ..."

3. Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre by Charles Davies, Adrien Marie Legendre (1872)
"2. What is the volume of a wedge, whose back is 18 feet by 9, edge 20 feet, and altitude 6 feet? 504 cu.tl To find the volume of a prismoid. 122. ..."

4. Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: From the Works of A. M. Legendre by Adrien Marie Legendre (1863)
"2. What is the volume of a wedge, whose back is 18 feet ly 9, edge 20 feet, and altitude 6 feet? 504 cu. ft. To find the volume of a prismoid. 1£2. ..."

5. Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: From the Works of A.M. Legendre by Adrien Marie Legendre, Charles Davies (1874)
"2. What is the volume of a wedge, whose back is 18 feet l>7 9, edge 20 feet, and altitude 6 feet? 504 cu. ft. To find the volume of a prismoid. 122. ..."

6. An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry by John Bonnycastle, James Ryan (1848)
"The rectangular prismoid is evidently composed of two wedges, whose heights are equal to the height of the prismoid, and their bases its two ends. ..."

7. The Excise Officer's Manual, and Improved Gauger: Being a Compendious by Joseph Bateman (1840)
"A prismoid may, therefore, he considered to comprehend all solids, (not included in ... It may be otherwise defined to be one half of a prism, or prismoid, ..."

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