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Pyramid

any material thing or group of objects in the shape of a pyramid.

Examples : pyramid of ambition, 1826; of white blossom, 1886; of bones, 1756; of books; of fame, 1670; of flame, 1651; of inference, 1882; of lawbooks, 1727; of men, 1831; of power, 1628.

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pyramid

pyramid A crystal form composed of a number of non-parallel crystal faces which meet at a point. The crystallographic notation is frequently (111) or {111} if it is a form, whereby the crystal face intersects all the axes at their unit lengths.

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pyramid

pyramid (pi-ră-mid) n.
1. one of the conical masses that make up the medulla of the kidney.

2. one of the elongated bulging areas on the anterior surface of the medulla oblongata in the brain.
pyramidal (pi-ram-i-d'l) adj.

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