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Definition of the noun pyramid

What does pyramid mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pyramids

  1. a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
    • lexical domain: Shapes - nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
    • more generic word: polyhedron = a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
  2. (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases
  3. a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt

Alternative definition of the noun pyramid

noun

  1. An ancient massive construction with a square or rectangular base and four triangular sides meeting in an apex, such as those built as tombs in Egypt or as bases for temples in Mesoamerica.
  2. A construction in the shape of a pyramid, usually with a square or rectangular base.
  3. [geometry] A solid with triangular lateral faces and a polygonal (often square or rectangular) base.
  4. A pyramid scheme.

Definition of the verb pyramid

What does pyramid mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: pyramided | pyramiding | pyramids

  1. enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts
  2. use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
  3. arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: arrange / set up = put into a proper or systematic order
  4. increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: increase = become bigger or greater in amount

Groups

  1. PYRAMID a.k.a. Starfucker, briefly known as Pyramiddd, is an American electronic band from Portland, Oregon. Formed in 2007, the band was initially started as a solo project by Joshua Hodges.
  2. Pyramid is an American experimental, indie-rock band from North Carolina. Music from their self-released album, "The First American", was used in two David Gordon Green films, All the Real Girls and Undertow. Pyramid also composed the music for Jody Hill's The Foot Fist Way, co-composed Shotgun Stories for Jeff Nichols, and added additional score to Craig Zobel’s Great World of Sound.
  3. Pyramid is a musical artist, record producer, musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Food pyramid, Pyramid Peak, Black Pyramid, Pyramid Tongue, Thought Pyramid and Roy Campbell Pyramid Trio.

Music

  1. "Pyramid" is the third album by progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project, released in 1978. It is a concept album centred on the pyramids of Giza. At the time the album was conceived, interest in pyramid power and Tutankhamun was widespread in the US and the UK. Pyramid was nominated for the 1978 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. Liner notes read "...this album seeks to amplify the haunting echoes of the past and explore the unsolved mysteries of the present. Pyramid...the last remaining wonder of the ancient world.
  2. "Pyramid" is the second single of Filipina pop and R&B singer Charice and the lead single from her self-titled debut album. This song features vocals from Virgin singer Iyaz, was written by Niclas Molinder, Joacim Persson, Johan Alkenäs and R&B singer-songwriter Lyrica Anderson, and produced by Twin and Alke. A remix was said to be released on iTunes on February 16, 2010 which was later changed to February 23, the same day as the release of the album version. But the album version was delayed and was released on March 2. It is Charice's first number one single. Pyramid is a midtempo pop ballad with lyrics that metaphorically describes the strength of a relationship. "Pyramid" peaked at the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 56, making Charice the second Filipino singer to enter the chart since Jaya's debut single "If You Leave Me Now" peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 44 in 1990.
  3. "Pyramid" is an album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in 1959-60 and released on the Atlantic label.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (56 years ago)
  4. "Pyramid" is an album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley recorded at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California in 1974 featuring performances by Adderley's Quintet with Nat Adderley, Hal Galper, Walter Booker and Roy McCurdy with guest appearances by Phil Upchurch, George Duke, and Jimmy Jones.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (41 years ago)
  5. "Pyramid" is a musical single of Jaytech.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  6. "Pyramid" is a musical album of Terumasa Hino.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  7. "Pyramid" is a musical single of Kaliber.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  8. "Pyramid" is a composition.
  9. "Pyramid" is a musical album of Pyramid.
    • released in (39 years ago)
  10. "Pyramid" is a musical EP of Charice Pempengco.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  11. "Pyramid" is a composition.
  12. "Pyramid" is a musical album of Pyramid Vritra.
    • released on
  13. "Pyramid" is a musical album of Rovo.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  14. "Pyramid" is a musical album of Pyramid.
    • released in (17 years ago)

Writings

"Pyramid" is a book by David Macaulay.

  • also known as "Pyramid (We the people)"
  • subjects: Africa, Egypt, History, Civilization

Games

  1. Pyramid is a solitaire game where the object is to get all the cards from the pyramid to the foundation.
  2. "Pyramid" a.k.a. "Infidel" is an interactive fiction computer game published by Infocom in 1983. It was written by Michael Berlyn and was the first in the "Tales of Adventure" line. Due to Infocom's virtual Z-Machine, it was ported to a wide variety of popular computing systems of the day, including the Apple II and Commodore 64. It is Infocom's tenth game.
  3. Pyramid or beeramid is a card game that is most commonly used as a drinking game requiring 1 standard deck of playing cards.

Business

  1. Pyramid is a cigarette brand manufactured by Liggett Group, Inc., based in Mebane, North Carolina. Pyramid was introduced in 1988 as the first "branded discount" cigarette. It is available in 11 versions as of February, 2006.
  2. Pyramid is a publisher.
  3. Pyramid is a Spike Video Game Award for Best Handheld Game nominated company.
  4. Pyramid is a record label.
  5. Pyramid is a record label.

Places

  1. The Pyramid is a low hill in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. It is a popular excursion spot, affording a good view of the city. An ascent takes 15-30 minutes.
  2. Pyramid a.k.a. Pyramid, Illinois: Pyramid is an unincorporated community in Ashley Township, Washington County, Illinois, United States. The community is located at the junction of U.S. Route 51 and Illinois Route 15.
  3. Pyramid a.k.a. Pyramid, Kentucky: Pyramid is an unincorporated community located in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.
  4. Pyramid a.k.a. Pyramid, Nevada: Pyramid is an unincorporated community in Washoe County, Nevada, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Pyramid Hill, Pyramid Peak, White Pyramid, Gympie Pyramid, Pyramid of Cheops, Pyramid of Djoser, Pyramid of Khafre, Pyramid of Cestius, Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of Menkaure, Transamerica Pyramid, Great Pyramid of Giza.

Miscellanea

  1. Pyramid is an American television game show that has aired several versions. The original series, The $10,000 Pyramid, debuted March 26, 1973, and spawned seven subsequent Pyramid series. The game featured two contestants, each paired with a celebrity. Players attempt to guess a series of words or phrases based on descriptions given to them by their teammates. The title refers to the show's pyramid-shaped gameboard, featuring six categories arranged in a triangular fashion. The various Pyramid series won a total of nine Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Game Show, second only to Jeopardy!, which has won thirteen.
  2. Pyramid is a gaming magazine, publishing articles primarily on role-playing games, but including board games, card games, and other sorts of games. It began life in 1993 as a print publication of Steve Jackson Games for its first 30 issues, though it has been published on the Internet since March 1998. Print issues were bimonthly; the first online version published new articles each week; the second online version is monthly. Pyramid replaced Steve Jackson Games' previous magazine Roleplayer.
  3. Pyramid, or pyramid representation, is a type of multi-scale signal representation developed by the computer vision, image processing and signal processing communities, in which a signal or an image is subject to repeated smoothing and subsampling. Pyramid representation is a predecessor to scale-space representation and multiresolution analysis.
    • also known as Gauß-Pyramide, Laplace-Pyramide, Burt-Adelson-Pyramide, Gauß- und Laplacepyramide, Gauß-Laplace-Pyramide, Gaußsche Bildpyramide
  4. Pyramid is an Australian children's quiz show screening on the Nine Network hosted by Shura Taft. It is co-produced by Sony Pictures Television and Sydney-based Ambience Entertainment. It began broadcasting on 1 September 2009 and is filmed in front of a live studio audience. It involves two teams competing in games of "vocal charades". The show is based on the 1979 United States game show The Junior Partner Pyramid, a children's variant of the Sony Pictures Television Pyramid franchise.
    • begun on (6 years ago)
    • 390 episodes of 30 minutes each, in 3 seasons
    • country: Australia
    • created by Bob Stewart
    • genres: Game show, Children's television series
  5. Pyramid is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Pyramid

Phrases starting with the word Pyramid:

  1. Pyramid Ant
  2. Pyramid Clio
  3. Pyramid Dome
  4. Pyramid Moss
  5. pyramid bugle
  6. pyramid plant
  7. Pyramid Elimia
  8. Pyramid Pigtoe
  9. pyramid scheme
  10. Pyramid Spirea
  11. Pyramid Magnolia

Phrases ending with the word Pyramid:

  1. food pyramid
  2. Aztec Pyramid
  3. great pyramid
  4. Human pyramid
  5. Human-Pyramid
  6. Mayan Pyramid
  7. Square pyramid
  8. Ancient Pyramid
  9. Egyptian Pyramid

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pyramid

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Google previewPlane and Solid Geometry (1907)

by Edward Rutledge Robbins

A pyramid is a polyhedron, one of whose faces is a polygon and whose other faces are all triangles having a common vertex. The lateral faces of a...

Google previewRobbins's New Solid Geometry (1916)

by Edward Rutledge Robbins

A pyramid is a polyhedron, one of whose faces is a polygon and whose other faces are all triangles having a common vertex. The lateral faces of...

Google previewRobbin's New Plane and Solid Geometry (1916)

by Edward Rutledge Robbins, A.B.

A pyramid is a polyhedron, one of whose faces is a polygon and whose other faces are all triangles having a common vertex. The lateral faces of...

Google previewNew Elementary Geometry, with Practical Applications (1875)

by Benjamin Greenleaf

A Pyramid is a polyedron of which one of the faces is any polygon, and all the oth - . ers are triangles meeting at a common point. The polygon is called the base of the pyramid, the triangles its lateral faces, and the point at which the triangles ...

Google previewCSET Mathematics Book + Online (2017)

by Kathryn Porter

Pyramids A pyramid is a three-dimensional figure with one side, called a base, which is a polygon with n sides, and n lateral...

The slant height of a regular pyramid is the height of each lateral face, which is an isosceles triangle (Figure 3.182).

Google previewA TREATISE OF PLANE TRIGONOMETRY (1855)

by JEREMIAH DAY, D.D. LL.D.,

A Pyramid is a solid bounded by a plane figure called the base, and several triangular planes, proceeding from the sides of the base, and all...

The height of a pyramid is the perpendicular distance from the summit to the plane of the base.

Google previewA Course of Mathematics (1838)

Containing the Principles of Plane Trigonometry, Mensuration, Navigation, and Surveying : Adapted to the Method of Instruction in the American Colleges by Jeremiah Day

A Pyramid is a solid bounded by a plane figure called the base, and several triangular planes, proceeding from the sides of the base, and all...

The height of a pyramid is the perpendicular distance from the summit to the plâne of the base.

Google previewElements of Geometry, Conic Sections, and Plane Trigonometry (1877)

by Elias Loomis

A pyramid is a polyedron bounded by a polygon called its base, and three or more triangles meeting in a point without...

Google previewThe principles of plane trigonometry, mensuration, navigation and surveying (1836)

Adapted to the method of instruction in the American colleges by Jeremiah Day

A Pyramid is a solid bounded by a plane figure called the base, and several triangular planes, proceeding from the sides of the base, and all...

The height of a pyramid is the perpendicular distance from the summit to the plane of the base.

Google previewA practical application of the principles of geometry to the mensuration of superficies and solids (1815)

being the third part of a course of mathematics, adapted to the method of instruction in the American colleges by Jeremiah Day

A Pyramid is a solid bounded by a plane figure called the base, and several triangular planes, proceeding from, the sides of the base, and all...

The height of a pyramid is the perpendicular distance from the summit to the plane of the base.

Google previewThe second [-fifth and sixth] part of A course of Mathematics (1824)

adapted to the method of instruction in the American colleges by Jeremiah Day, Matthew Rice Dutton

A Pyramid is a solid bounded by a plane figure called the base, and several triangular planes, proceeding from the sides of the base, and all...

The height of a pyramid is the perpendicular distance from the summit to the plane of the base.

Google previewReading Engagement, Grade 6 (2008)

by Janet P. Sitter

The Great Pyramid is the most colossal single building ever erected.

Google previewAmerican Highway Engineers' Handbook (1919)

by Arthur Horace Blanchard

A pyramid is a solid whose base is a polygon and whose lateral surface is composed of triangles, all the vertices of which lie in one point which is called the vertex...

Google previewFueling the Teen Machine (2010)

by Ellen Shanley, RD, CD-N, MBA

The pyramid is a way to put the Dietary Guidelines into practice. What is neat about the pyramid is that it is designed to be personalized. In other words...

Google previewMathematics (1830)

A pyramid is a solid figure, having any number of faces, one of which is a triangle or other rectilineal figure, and the rest triangles which have a common...

Google previewLibrary of useful knowledge (1835)

Mathematics ... by Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge (Great Britain)

A pyramid is a solid figure, having any number of faces, one of which is a triangle or other rectilineal figure, and the rest triangles...

Google previewGeometry, Plane, Solid, and Spherical, in Six Books (1835)

To which is Added, in an Appendix, the Theory of Projection... by Pierce Morton

A pyramid is a solid figure, having any number of faces, one of which is a triangle or other rectilineal figure, and the rest triangles which have a common...

Google previewThe Study of Mathematics: Elements of trigonometry (1833)

by Augustus De Morgan

A pyramid is a solid figure, having any number of faces, one of which is a triangle or other rectilineal figure, and the rest triangles which have a common...

Google previewGeometry, plane, solid, and spherical. To which is added, in an appendix, the theory of projection [&c. By P. Morton]. (1830)

by Pierce Morton

A pyramid is a solid figure, having any number of faces, one of which is a triangle or other rectilineal figure, and the rest triangles which have a c3mmon...

Google previewThe Builder's Dictionary: Or, Gentleman and Architect's Companion (1734)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art in All the Several Parts of Architecture, But Also Containing the Theory and Practice ...

A Triangular Pyramid is the third part of a Prism standing on the fame Base, and of the same Altitude. 3. Hence, since every Multangular may be divided into Tnangulars. Every Pyramid is the third Part of a Priim standing on the fame Base, and ...

Google previewHos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys (2009)

Professionals Writing on Life, Love, Money, and Sex by David Henry Sterry, R. J. Martin, Jr.

See, the Pyramid is a triangle. To categorize human need you divide the triangle into five different...

Google previewExploring King Tut's Tomb (2013)

by n/a

The Red Pyramid is the tomb of Pharaoh Snefru. Snefru lived more than 4,600 years ago. The Red Pyramid...

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Quotes about Pyramid

If the lesser mind could measure the greater as a footrule can measure a pyramid, there would be finality in universal suffrage. As it is, the political problem remains unsolved. (George Bernard Shaw)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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