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  • Info In Euclidean geometry, a parallelogram is a (non self-intersecting) quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides. more...
  • Within the parallelogram thus formed, you will note three very bright stars in a line. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen, by Roger Finlay
  • Almost at the end, a parallelogram of light fell across it from an open door. Cited from I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • And almost at the end there fell a parallelogram of light across it from an open door. Cited from McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5, April, 1896, by Various
  • The court is a parallelogram of three hundred and sixty by three hundred feet. Cited from Young Americans Abroad, by Various
  • The fort was in shape a parallelogram, some two hundred and fifty feet long and half as wide. Cited from The Winning of the West, Volume One, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • There is a unique parallelogram having v and w as two of its sides.
  • The largest section seems to have had an open court in the center in the form of a parallelogram. Cited from Houses of Aborigines, by Lewis H. Morgan
  • This is known as the parallelogram rule for the addition of forces.
  • It is an irregular parallelogram, two hundred and twenty-four feet long, and a hundred wide. Cited from The Cruise of the Mary Rose, by William H. G. Kingston
  • The proof of the parallelogram of force was not generally accepted without some controversy.
  • This was used with five of the existing day towers to make a new parallelogram shaped system.
  • The story is cut into the form of a parallelogram. Cited from Lectures on the English Poets, by William Hazlitt
  • The area involved would be the top of the parallelogram.
  • Here we were thrown upon our backs, each of us in the centre of four trees that formed a parallelogram. Cited from The Rifle Rangers, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • The ground plan was designed as a by parallelogram in the interior.
  • Through the cracks round a large stone showed a parallelogram of light. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • The lower town was also a fortified parallelogram, although only traces are now left.
  • The form of the structure is that of a parallelogram, and it is two hundred and twelve by one hundred and twenty-six feet. Cited from Paris: With Pen and Pencil, by David W. Bartlett
  • This was folded on itself, making a parallelogram seven feet six inches long and three feet nine inches wide. Cited from The Scientific American Boy, by A. Russell Bond
  • I did give him a parallelogram, which he is mightily taken with. Cited from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Lord Braybrooke/Editor
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Meaning of parallelogram

  • noun A quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length