Definition of Trapezoidal

1. Adjective. Resembling a trapezoid.

Partainyms: Trapezoid
Derivative terms: Trapezoid



Definition of Trapezoidal

1. a. Having the form of a trapezoid; trapezoid.

Definition of Trapezoidal

1. Adjective. In the shape of a trapezoid, or having some faces which have one pair of parallel sides. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trapezoidal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Trapezoidal

1. 1. Having the form of a trapezoid; trapezoid. 2. Tranpezohedral. Origin: Cf. F. Trapezoidal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trapezoidal

trapeziums
trapezius
trapezius muscle
trapeziuses
trapezohedra
trapezohedral
trapezohedron
trapezohedrons
trapezoid
trapezoid body
trapezoid bone
trapezoid bones
trapezoid ligament
trapezoid line
trapezoid ridge
trapezoidal (current term)
trapezoids
traphole
trapholes
trapidil
traping
trapless
traplike
trapline
traplines
trapmaker
trapmakers
trapmaking
trapnest
trapnested

Literary usage of Trapezoidal

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

1. The Sanctuary of Athena Nike in Athens: Architectural Stages and Chronology by Ira S. Mark (1993)
"It follows that the trapezoidal wall continued in a further course: we ... 45 For the trapezoidal wall as the footing for a temenos wall, Welter 1923, p. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1906)
"trapezoidal Rule. — If the figure is considered as made up of a series of trapezoids their area can be found by the following rule: — Area = d ( — + 2 fc H ..."

3. Handbook of hydraulics for the solution of hydraulic problems by Horace Williams King (1918)
"Weirs of trapezoidal Section Fig. 36 represents a weir of trapezoidal section with ... trapezoidal weir. this type of weir were made by Bazin and the United ..."

4. A Treatise on Hydraulics by Mansfield Merriman (1889)
"trapezoidal SECTIONS. ber of wooden and masonry conduits with ... trapezoidal SECTIONS. Ditches and conduits are often built with a bottom nearly flat and ..."

5. Retaining-walls for Earth: Including the Theory of Earth-pressure as by Malverd Abijah Howe (1911)
"If other forms occur in practice they can be divided into trapezoidal sections with horizontal beds, and the stability of each considered, commencing with ..."

6. Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roofs: Illustrated by De Volson Wood (1883)
"In a trapezoidal truss, suppose that the span is forty feet; length of posts eight feet, each bay one-third of the span ..."

7. Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roofs by De Volson Wood (1876)
"trapezoidal TRUSS MODIFIED.-A beam is sometimes supported, as shown in Fig. ... In a trapezoidal truss, suppose that the span is forty feet; length of posts ..."

8. Strength of Materials by James Ellsworth Boyd (1917)
"Such a hook may be calculated as if it were the full trapezoidal section and the ... Example A hook of trapezoidal section is 2 inches wide at the concave ..."

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