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  • Rhomb — (r[o^]mb or r[o^]m; 277), n. [L. rhombus, Gr. ro mbos rhomb, a spinning top, magic wheel, fr. re mbein to turn or whirl round, perhaps akin to E. wrench: cf. F. rhombe. Cf. {Rhombus}, {Rhumb}.] 1. (Geom.) An equilateral parallelogram, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhomb- — rhomb(o) ♦ Élément, du gr. rhombos « losange ». rhomb(o) élément, du gr. rhombos, toupie, losange . rhomb , rhombo ❖ ♦ Élément, du grec rhombos « …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rhomb- — pref. Variant of rhombo . * * * …   Universalium

  • rhomb — rhomb·encephalon; …   English syllables

  • rhomb — [rämb, räm] n. [Fr rhombe < L rhombus] var. of RHOMBUS …   English World dictionary

  • rhomb- — combining form or rhombo Etymology: Middle French, from Latin, from Greek, from rhombos rhomb 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhomb(us) —   n. equilateral oblique angled parallelogram.    ♦ rhombic(al),    ♦ rhombiform, a.    ♦ rhombohedron, n. (pl. dra) six sided prism with each face a parallelogram.    ♦ rhomboid, n. oblique angled and non equilateral parallelogram; a. like rhomb …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • rhomb — rombas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rhomb vok. Rhombus, m rus. ромб, m pranc. losange, m; rhombe, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • rhomb — noun (plural rhombs) Etymology: Middle French rhombe, from Latin rhombus Date: circa 1578 1. rhombus 2. rhombohedron …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rhomb- — or rhombo combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek rhombos rhombus < rhombencephalon > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rhomb — /rom, romb/, n. rhombus. [ < L rhombus RHOMBUS; cf. F rhombe] * * * …   Universalium

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