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pyramid

noun

1 pyramid

A polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex.

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Roget 244: angularity, angularness; aduncity; angle, cusp, bend; fold etc. 258; notch etc. 257; fork, bifurcation.    ... show more

Roget 253: sharpness etc. adj.; acuity, acumination; spinosity.    point, spike, spine, spicule [Biol.], spiculum; needle, hypodermic needle, tack, ... show more

Roget 363: interment, burial, sepulture; inhumation; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation.    funeral, funeral rite, ... show more

Dutch: viervlak
Polish: ostrosłup



2 pyramid

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 Pyramid

A massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt.

synonyms: Great Pyramid, Pyramids of Egypt.

Dutch: piramide

verb

1 pyramid

Enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts.

2 pyramid

Use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal.

3 pyramid

Arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid.

4 pyramid

Increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base.


Moby thesaurus: add to, aggrandize, amplify, animal kingdom, antenna tower, anthill, arch, architecture, augment, bank, bank up, barbican, barrow, be caught short, be short, beehive tomb, belfry, bell tower, belong, bone house ... show more.

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